Beyond Spend-down: The Prevalence and Process of Transitions to Medicaid. Key predictors of Medicaid transition over 4 years

07/30/2015

    Marginal effect  
Omitted categories: nonHispanic White/other; lives with spouse; traditional community residence; income $30,000 or more, housing value $150,000 or more, some college education, no disability, self-reported health excellent or good, and none of selected health conditions or events.
**(*) Significantly different from zero at the 5%(10%) confidence level.
Nursing home entry during analysis period 0.081 **
Income < $10,000 0.064 **
Income $10,000 -<$20,000 0.055 **
Home value less than $75,000 0.024 **
Not a homeowner 0.021 **
Cognitively impaired 0.027 **
Help with 3+ ADLs 0.020 *
% of Medicaid LTSS spending in community >median 0.013 **
Medically needy program 0.012 **
Spousal protection income max AND resource >= 75th%ile   0.011 *
Community residential care 0.033 *
Retirement community/housing 0.028 **
Lives alone -0.009 *
Black, nonhispanic 0.062 **
Less than high school education 0.012 *

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