Medicaid Expansion, Health Coverage, and Spending: An Update for the 21 States That Have Not Expanded Eligibility

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Ever since the Supreme Court ruled in June 2012 that states could effectively choose whether or not to accept the ACA’s expansion of Medicaid eligibility, that choice has been one of the most prominent and often one of the most contentious issues for states. This report provides state-level estimates of Medicaid enrollment and the number of uninsured in 2016 for the 21 states that have not expanded eligibility. It also provides estimates of Medicaid and uncompensated care spending for the period 2015 to 2024.

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Date: May 2015
Author: Kaiser Family Foundation