Glance: Implementation of health law by state

December 2, 2012 - 9:33 AM

An early look at the routes states are taking to implement President Barack Obama's health care law, including health insurance exchanges and expansion of Medicaid coverage, along with the number of people in each state who don't have health insurance:

STATEEXCHANGE OPTIONMEDICAID OPTIONUNINSURED RESIDENTS
AlabamaFederal exchangeNot expanding696,000
AlaskaFederal exchangeDecision pending128,000
ArizonaFederal exchangeDecision pending1,306,000
ArkansasFederal-state partnershipDecision pending545,000
CaliforniaState exchangeExpanding7,471,000
ColoradoState exchangeDecision pending817,000
ConnecticutState exchangeExpanding391,000
DelawareFederal-state partnershipExpanding115,000
Washington, D.C.State exchangeExpanding65,000
FloridaDecision pendingDecision pending3,952,000
GeorgiaFederal exchangeNot expanding1,992,000
HawaiiState exchangeExpanding102,000
IdahoDecision pendingDecision pending239,000
IllinoisFederal-state partnershipExpanding1,795,000
IndianaFederal exchangeDecision pending856,000
IowaDecision pendingDecision pending292,000
KansasFederal exchangeDecision pending361,000
KentuckyState exchangeDecision pending727,000
LouisianaFederal exchangeNot expanding811,000
MaineFederal exchangeNot expanding146,000
MarylandState exchangeExpanding734,000
MassachusettsState exchangeExpanding215,000
MichiganFederal-state partnershipDecision pending1,336,000
MinnesotaState exchangeExpanding453,000
MississippiState exchangeNot expanding530,000
MissouriFederal exchangeDecision pending780,000
MontanaDecision pendingDecision pending179,000
NebraskaFederal exchangeDecision pending226,000
NevadaState exchangeDecision pending555,000
New HampshireDecision pendingDecision pending136,000
New JerseyDecision pendingDecision pending1,334,000
New MexicoState exchangeDecision pending506,000
New YorkState exchangeExpanding2,780,000
North CarolinaFederal-state partnershipDecision pending1,583,000
North DakotaDecision pendingDecision pending74,000
OhioFederal-state partnershipDecision pending1,578,000
OklahomaFederal exchangeNot expanding597,000
OregonState exchangeExpanding678,000
PennsylvaniaDecision pendingDecision pending1,319,000
Rhode IslandState exchangeExpanding122,000
South CarolinaFederal exchangeNot expanding754,000
South DakotaFederal exchangeUnlikely in 2014108,000
TennesseeDecision pendingDecision pending982,000
TexasFederal exchangeNot expanding6,654,000
UtahDecision pendingDecision pending424,000
VermontState exchangeExpanding61,000
VirginiaFederal exchangeDecision pending1,023,000
WashingtonState exchangeExpanding812,000
West VirginiaFederal-state partnershipDecision pending266,000
WisconsinFederal exchangeDecision pending562,000
WyomingFederal exchangeDecision pending84,000

Source: Associated Press Research, U.S. Health and Human Services Department and the Urban Institute.