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JULY 2002 


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These figures represent the number of persons enrolled and eligible to receive services in the State of Oklahoma Medicaid program.  The aid group is the category under which the individual qualifies for Medicaid.

Aid Group Age Group Clients % of Aid Group

% of Total

Aged/Blind/Disabled CHILD 10,582 9.42% 2.25%
Aged/Blind/Disabled ADULT 101,811 90.58% 21.61%
Medically Needy CHILD 352 17.59% 0.07%
Medically Needy ADULT 1,649 82.41% 0.35%
TANF/AFDC CHILD 306,770 87.69% 65.12%
TANF/AFDC ADULT 43,081 12.31% 9.14%
OTHER CHILD 35 0.51% 0.01%
OTHER ADULT 6,830 99.49% 1.45%

TANF/AFDC is defined as Temporary Aid to Needy Families formerly known as AFDC or Aid to Families and Dependant Children.

OTHER Group includes-Refugee-Qualified Medicare Beneficiary-DDSD Supported Living and TB patients.

CHILD is defined as an individual under the age of twenty one (21).

Total Clients 471,110 Adults 153,371 (33%)


New Certifications* 17,245 Adults 5,590


* Current clients that did not have eligibility in the last 6 months
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The SoonerCare figures represent the clients above, grouped by their Managed Care Health plan provider.  The balance of the clients not accounted for below are covered within the Fee-For-Service payment system.

SoonerCare Plus
  Central Northeast Southwest
CommunityCare 21,214  
Heartland 58,429 46,946   
Prime Advantage     8,804
UniCare 18,749 9,830 5,871
Area totals      98,392 56,776 14,675
SoonerCare Plus Total  169,843
SoonerCare Choice Total 141,950
SoonerCare Total 311,793
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Race Breakdown of Eligibles
The race breakdown figures represent the clients above, grouped by race as indicated by the client at the time of enrollment.
Children Adults
African American 57,679 23,740
American Indian 44,978 13,665
Asian or Pacific Islander 2,496 1,571
Caucasian 185,235 110,020
Hispanic 27,351 4,375

Data was compiled on 8/12/2002.  Numbers frequently change due to retro-certifications and other factors. Percents may not total due to rounding. For report purposes "Clients" refers to persons enrolled in Medicaid for the report month. This report is based on data within the system prior to 8/12/2002.

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