Boone County Indicators 2008

Aging - Seniors
Medicaid claims and cost for persons age 65 and over receiving in-home services or for living in nursing homes

Senior Population -- Indicators of Long Term Care 2002-2008

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

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