Medicaid’s Role for Black Americans

Medicaid’s Role for Black Americans
May 7, 2011
Source: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid Facts

In 2009, 27% of black Americans—10 million people, including 6 million children—were covered by Medicaid, compared to 39% covered by employer-based coverage and 9% covered by Medicare (see Figure 1). In contrast, 11% of non-Hispanic white Americans were covered by Medicaid. Black Americans account for 1 in 5 Medicaid enrollees.





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