Aging - Seniors
Medicaid claims and cost for persons age 65 and over receiving in-home services or for living in nursing homes
Definition: Medicaid claims for persons 65 and over in Boone County and Missouri who received in-home services or who lived in a nursing home; total Medicaid costs for long term care services per 1,000 population in Missouri and in Boone County; and average Medicaid costs for persons age 65 and over in the state and county.
Rationale: The statistic meets most of Boone County Indicators criteria and provides a trend measurement of older persons in the county and state who have received Medicaid in-home or nursing home services.
Data Source: Missouri Senior Report