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Complete Health Indicator Report of Medicaid Inflation

Definition

Annual per recipient Medicaid expenditures for selected service categories.

Numerator

Medicaid expenditures for selected service categories.

Denominator

Medicaid recipient in service category.

Why Is This Important?

The Medicaid inflation rate is an indicator of overall health care inflation. Although Medicaid reimbursement amounts are predetermined, they are based on prior year payments for health care.

How Are We Doing?

Long-term care is the most expensive type of care to provide. Utah's population is aging, which has implications for both state and federal Medicaid funding.


Related Indicators

Related Health Care System Factors Indicators:




Graphical Data Views

Average Monthly Per Recipient Medicaid Expenditures for Hospital Care, Utah, FY 2007-2017

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Fiscal YearDollars
Record Count: 11
2007$2,102
2008$2,346
2009$2,024
2010$1,775
2011$2,175
2012$2,264
2013$2,136
2014$1,960
2015$1,886
2016$2,523
2017$2,699

Data Notes

Costs are inflation-adjusted using the medical care CPI (Consumer Price Index) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.   Per recipient hospital care costs were computed using an average monthly inpatient and outpatient hospital cost and count of Medicaid recipients.

Data Source

Division of Medicaid and Health Finance, Utah Department of Health


Average Monthly Per Recipient Medicaid Expenditures for Managed Care Costs, Utah, FY 2007-2017

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Fiscal YearDollars
Record Count: 11
2007$337
2008$408
2009$301
2010$284
2011$235
2012$216
2013$312
2014$374
2015$425
2016$374
2017$446

Data Notes

Costs are inflation-adjusted using the medical care CPI (Consumer Price Index) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.   Per recipient managed care costs were computed using an average monthly managed care cost and count of managed care Medicaid recipients.

Data Source

Division of Medicaid and Health Finance, Utah Department of Health


Average Monthly Per Recipient Medicaid Expenditures for Pharmacy, Utah, FY 2007-2017

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Fiscal YearDollars
Record Count: 11
2007$279
2008$280
2009$257
2010$230
2011$224
2012$241
2013$241
2014$296
2015$324
2016$345
2017$334

Data Notes

Costs are inflation-adjusted using the medical care CPI (Consumer Price Index) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.   Per recipient pharmacy costs were computed using an average monthly pharmacy cost and count of all Medicaid recipients. Pharmacy expenditures are before manufacturer's rebates.

Data Source

Division of Medicaid and Health Finance, Utah Department of Health


Annual Per Recipent Medicaid Expenditures for Long-term Care, Utah, FY 2007-2017

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Fiscal YearDollars
Record Count: 11
2007$4,491
2008$4,408
2009$4,303
2010$4,522
2011$4,345
2012$4,304
2013$4,007
2014$4,464
2015$4,372
2016$4,954
2017$5,770

Data Notes

Costs are inflation-adjusted using the medical care CPI (Consumer Price Index) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.   Per recipient long-term care costs were computed using an average monthly count for HCBS (home and community-based services) and nursing home care recipients.

Data Source

Division of Medicaid and Health Finance, Utah Department of Health


Average Monthly Per Recipient Medicaid Expenditures for Physician Services, Utah, FY 2007-2017

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Fiscal YearDollars
Record Count: 11
2007$232
2008$229
2009$231
2010$221
2011$209
2012$182
2013$196
2014$233
2015$244
2016$272
2017$283

Data Notes

Costs are inflation-adjusted using the medical care CPI (Consumer Price Index) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.   Per recipient physician services costs were computed using an average monthly physicain services cost and count of physician services Medicaid recipients.

Data Source

Division of Medicaid and Health Finance, Utah Department of Health


Average Monthly Per Recipient Medicaid Expenditures for Other Services, Utah, FY 2007-2017

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Fiscal YearDollars
Record Count: 11
2007$98
2008$106
2009$107
2010$103
2011$79
2012$80
2013$109
2014$73
2015$65
2016$70
2017$73

Data Notes

Costs are inflation-adjusted using the medical care CPI (Consumer Price Index) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.   Per recipient other services costs were computed using an average monthly other services cost and count of other services Medicaid recipients.

Data Source

Division of Medicaid and Health Finance, Utah Department of Health

More Resources and Links

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Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

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