Federal and state Medicaid spending under overhaul

How federal and state Medicaid spending would change under Obama's health overhaul

Associated Press

A look at how President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law would change federal and state Medicaid spending from 2013-2022. The figures, in millions of dollars, include the cost of expanding Medicaid to cover childless adults, as well as the cost of enrolling people eligible under current laws but not signed up. The table shows how spending would change if every state adopted the Medicaid expansion in the law. A few states would save. State Change in federal spending Change in state spending Alabama 15,384 1,280 Alaska 1,637 325 Arizona 17,280 3,137 Arkansas 13,186 1,221 California 84,607 13,970 Colorado 11,568 1,496 Connecticut 9,992 -351 Delaware 2,725 -505 District of Columbia 990 126 Florida 73,294 8,885 Georgia 37,942 3,139 Hawaii 3,775 132 Idaho 3,749 261 Illinois 29,443 6,433 Indiana 18,920 1,385 Iowa 5,430 -321 Kansas 6,696 1,043 Kentucky 18,732 1,574 Louisiana 16,745 1,778 Maine 3,512 -436 Maryland 13,500 -504 Massachusetts 11,553 -4,014 Michigan 25,556 4,026 Minnesota 7,055 1,931 Mississippi 15,668 1,201 Missouri 20,963 2,798 Montana 2,815 436 Nebraska 3,412 518 Nevada 6,620 1,197 New Hampshire 2,659 315 New Jersey 19,799 3,375 New Mexico 5,694 608 New York 84,494 -17,669 North Carolina 44,710 5,098 North Dakota 2,895 456 Ohio 58,010 6,627 Oklahoma 9,147 1,021 Oregon 14,707 803 Pennsylvania 43,341 3,995 Rhode Island 3,152 450 South Carolina 17,003 1,527 South Dakota 2,222 192 Tennessee 25,247 2,306 Texas 77,330 9,636 Utah 7,007 707 Vermont 1,324 -667 Virginia 16,413 2,616 Washington 10,166 1,420 West Virginia 9,131 576 Wisconsin 13,755 725 Wyoming 1,500 204 U.S. Totals 952,454 76,479

Source: The Urban Institute

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