Boone County Indicators 2008

Children and Families
Percent of Children Enrolled in MC+/Medicaid

Percent of Children Receiving Medicaid/MC+, 2004 - 2008

Definition: The average monthly percentage of children under 18 who have applied for and have been certified eligible for participation in the Medicaid program, either through MC+ managed care or through traditional fee-for-service providers.

Rationale: This statistic meets most selection criteria and correlates with other benchmarks and at-risk factors for child/family well-being, poverty and prevention services.

Data Source: Missouri Department of Social Services; United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Missouri Office of Administration, Division of Budget and Planning

Percent of Children Receiving Medicaid/MC+, 2004 - 2008

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