Table 3A. National Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Population by Selected Characteristics, 2005

Assessing the Health and Welfare of the HCBS Population

National

Select Table 3B for State data.

VariableHCBS SubpopulationsTotal
Dually
Eligible
Medicaid OnlyI/DDSMIAges 0-64
Without I/DD
or SMI
Age 65+
Number1,478,881755,835588,063300,607537,434975,5762,234,716
  Min89384240336548221,903
  Max310,570175,69882,15852,629133,525246,398486,268
Percentage of HCBS Population66.1833.8226.3113.4524.0543.66100.00
  Min31.8818.552.101.7310.8616.48100.00
  Max81.4568.1265.2728.0953.7056.55100.00
Age (Mean)66.9033.3934.4448.8841.6778.5255.57
  Min53.1714.1823.0730.4921.3176.5335.37
  Max74.9543.7043.0059.9451.1881.0263.46
Female (%)65.8652.7844.3658.7657.2274.4161.43
  Min52.9041.6140.0049.4838.2965.4551.25
  Max73.3882.3849.0675.8880.8281.8475.88
White (%)59.6149.1866.1461.6848.5654.5856.08
  Minsssssss
  Max98.2395.9598.1498.6195.5297.5497.33
Black (%)17.0422.6914.7819.8225.9716.6418.95
  Minsssssss
  Max84.5482.5973.5884.5892.9585.3183.81
Hispanic (%)9.4212.546.857.5313.0411.3210.48
  Minsssssss
  Max36.2372.9730.8630.3968.6941.1439.31
Other Race or Multiple Races (%)6.815.362.903.064.539.726.32
  Minsssssss
  Max92.8368.7680.0068.1066.8892.4672.62
Race Unknown (%)7.1210.239.337.927.907.748.17
  Minsssssss
  Max100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00
HMO (%)7.5416.3112.1710.1613.207.8110.51
  Minsssssss
  Max49.0292.4169.0968.4182.7078.8552.18
Managed Long-Term Care (%)0.300.100.030.120.140.420.23
  Minsssssss
  Max92.0522.9777.5057.5825.5492.0955.39
Used Only HCBS State Plan Services (%)47.0652.7818.8955.1164.0554.3349.00
  Minsssssss
  Max100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00
Enrolled in a 1915(c) Waiver (%)49.4942.8480.0239.3528.4543.2147.24
  Minsssssss
  Max100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00
Used Both State Plan and Waiver Services (%)11.069.5913.878.897.7811.1510.56
  Minsssssss
  Max49.0930.7646.9036.5252.0264.5842.47
Used Only 1915(c) Waiver Services (%)35.7331.5757.0531.4323.8229.2634.32
  Minsssssss
  Max97.5593.2398.4197.2990.3497.3696.14
Percentage of Total Medicaid Population2.551.301.010.520.931.683.85
  Min0.060.070.000.000.070.060.13
  Max6.233.904.601.972.963.859.07

Notes:

HMO health maintenance organization; I/DD intellectual and development disabilities; SMI serious mental illness.

Minimum (min) and maximum (max) defined as lowest rate and highest rate among States.

Dually eligible = dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare. Eligibility for Medicare defined as inclusion in Medicare Denominator File.

Medicaid only part of Medicaid HCBS population but not enrolled in Medicare.

HCBS subpopulations of I/DD, SMI, Under 65 Without I/DD or SMI, and 65+ are defined as in the Appendix.

Races are coded as follows: White non-Hispanic white only; Black non-Hispanic black only; Hispanic includes Hispanic ethnicity with any race or no race indicated; Other Race includes Asian, Pacific Islander, or multiple races indicated; Race Unknown no race or ethnicity indicated.

s = Suppressed due to small cell size.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) data.

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Current as of December 2012
Internet Citation: Table 3A. National Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Population by Selected Characteristics, 2005: Assessing the Health and Welfare of the HCBS Population. December 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/hcbs/hcbsfindings/hcbsfindtab3.html