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How Many People Would Medicaid Expansion Cover?

STATELINE INFOGRAPHIC HEALTH CARE How many people would Medicaid expansion cover? States must decide whether to expand their Medicaid programs to low-income, able-bodied adults. The percentage of the population potentially affected by these decisions varies widely among states. Percentage of adults affected? New Mexico 18.0% STATES & D.C. Oregon 15.3 WILL EXPAND 21 Louisiana 14.4 Mississippi 13.0 Arkansas 12.9 Indiana 12.5 Alabama STATES WONT EXPAND 11.3 West Virginia 11.1 14 South Carolina 10.9 Georgia 10.9 Montana 10.6 Missouri 10.5 STATES UNDECIDED Техas 10.4 16 Utah 10.4 Kentucky 10.1 Ohio 10.0 Kansas 10.0 District of Columbia 9.8 South Dakota 9.4 Oklahoma 9.3 Tennessee 8.9 Florida 8.9 North Carolina 8.8 Wyoming 8.8 North Dakota 8.7 Idaho 8.6 Nebraska 8.5 Alaska 8. 7.9 Hawaii 7.7 California Eight states already cover low-income, able-bodied adults. As a result, the Medicaid expansion will affect a smaller 7.2 Ilinois 7.2 Pennsylvania states 7.2 Colorado 7.0 Connecticut ME 6.9 Nevada percentage of their population. 6.4 MA MN Virginia 6.0 Wisconsin 5.9 Rhode Island 5.8 Michigan 5.4 ND Maine 5.4 OR MN New Jersey 5.1 SD WY New Hampshire 4.8 JA NV NE Arizona DE 4.5 UT co KS Iowa 4.2 Maryland 3.7 AZ AR Washington 2.9 TX LA Minnesota 29 Delaware 29 New York 2.7 Vermont 0.7 Massachusetts 0.4 Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation, Avalere Health and The Urban Institute. Stateline infographic by: Evan Potler, Carla Uriona and Christine Vestal January 22, 2013

How Many People Would Medicaid Expansion Cover?

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This graphic shows, per state, how many adults would potentially be affected by an expansion of Medicaid coverage.


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