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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Medicaid & The 44th Distict

Medicaid is the state's health care program for low income families, children, the disabled and the elderly.  I just received the 2013 "Medicaid at a Glance" report for the 44th District. 

Here's some interesting statistics about your community. 

Total Allowed Costs:  $39,574,482

Covered Population
11,402 people or about 14.1% of 44th District residents.
  • 8,533 Children (75%)
  • 866 Blind & Disabled (8%)
  • 631 Adults (6%)
  • 586 Pregnant Women (5%)
  • 465 Aged (4%)
  • 311 Other (3%)
Of this population, 105 people are disabled in home/community-based waiver programs.  47 are in nursing home facilities. 

Most Utilized Hospitals
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • The Alexandria Hospital
  • Virginia Hospital Center - Arlington
  • Mt. Vernon Hospital
  • Potomac Hospital Corporation
Most Utilized Nursing Facilities
  • Manor Care of Alexandria, Virginia LLC
  • Mount Vernon Nursing Center
  • Woodbine Rehabilitation Health Center LLC
  • Manor Care of Arlington, Virginia LLC
  • Sleepy Hollow Manor

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