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A Closer Look at The Uninsured Eligible for Medicaid and CHIP

Table 1: Uninsured Eligible for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Medicaid
Eligible Adult
Medicaid/CHIP Eligible Child Children as a % of Medicaid/CHIP Eligible In the
Coverage Gap
Total Medicaid/CHIP Eligible
Total 8,748,000 5,220,000 13,968,000 37.37% 4,832,000
States Moving Forward 7,866,000 2,476,000 10,342,000 23.94% -
Arizona 339,000 130,000 469,000 27.74% -
Arkansas 236,000 45,000 281,000 16.08% -
California 2,206,000 772,000 2,979,000 25.93% -
Colorado 247,000 86,000 332,000 25.77% -
Connecticut 79,000 28,000 107,000 26.03% -
Delaware 26,000 12,000 38,000 32.53% -
District of Columbia 24,000 3,000 27,000 12.79% -
Hawaii 47,000 11,000 58,000 18.95% -
Illinois 632,000 170,000 801,000 21.19% -
Iowa 113,000 30,000 143,000 21.15% -
Kentucky 291,000 59,000 350,000 16.72% -
Maryland 199,000 100,000 299,000 33.59% -
Massachusetts 61,000 28,000 89,000 31.21% -
Michigan 426,000 75,000 500,000 14.93% -
Minnesota 188,000 72,000 259,000 27.62% -
Nevada 207,000 97,000 304,000 31.82% -
New Jersey 337,000 129,000 466,000 27.75% -
New Mexico 153,000 51,000 204,000 24.86% -
New York 705,000 246,000 950,000 25.84% -
North Dakota 23,000 5,000 27,000 17.47% -
Ohio 590,000 145,000 734,000 19.72% -
Oregon 215,000 45,000 260,000 17.15% -
Rhode Island 44,000 9,000 54,000 17.69% -
Vermont 13,000 4,000 17,000 24.94% -
Washington 355,000 95,000 449,000 21.10% -
West Virginia 112,000 30,000 143,000 21.18% -
States Not Moving Forward 882,000 2,744,000 3,625,000 75.68% 4,832,000
Alabama 28,000 79,000 107,000 73.94% 191,000
Alaska 13,000 15,000 28,000 53.82% 17,000
Florida 94,000 362,000 457,000 79.33% 764,000
Georgia 77,000 237,000 314,000 75.45% 409,000
Idaho 6,000 31,000 37,000 84.78% 55,000
Indiana 28,000 112,000 140,000 79.96% 182,000
Kansas 16,000 42,000 58,000 72.92% 78,000
Louisiana 38,000 94,000 132,000 71.36% 242,000
Maine 4,000 7,000 11,000 62.85% 24,000
Mississippi 18,000 56,000 74,000 75.78% 138,000
Missouri 30,000 149,000 179,000 83.07% 193,000
Montana 7,000 21,000 28,000 74.26% 40,000
Nebraska 6,000 31,000 37,000 83.07% 33,000
New Hampshire 4,000 14,000 18,000 77.17% 26,000
North Carolina 38,000 130,000 168,000 77.44% 319,000
Oklahoma 18,000 53,000 71,000 74.34% 144,000
Pennsylvania 42,000 182,000 224,000 81.36% 281,000
South Carolina 33,000 101,000 134,000 75.29% 194,000
South Dakota 5,000 12,000 16,000 71.96% 25,000
Tennessee 74,000 73,000 147,000 49.89% 162,000
Texas 122,000 752,000 874,000 86.02% 1,046,000
Utah 9,000 52,000 61,000 84.90% 58,000
Virginia 28,000 70,000 98,000 71.09% 191,000
Wisconsin 141,000 60,000 201,000 29.83% -
Wyoming 2,000 7,000 10,000 76.86% 17,000
Sources:  KFF Analysis of March 2012-2013 CPS and Medicaid MAGI eligibility levels.  More detail on methods is available at http://www.kff.org/health-reform/issue-brief/characteristics-of-poor-uninsured-adults-who-fall-into-the-coverage-gap/

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