State by state: Implementation of health law

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Associated Press

Posted on January 27, 2013 at 8:34 AM

Updated Sunday, Jan 27 at 8:36 AM

A look at the how states are putting in place 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 exchangeExpanding1,306,000
ArkansasFederal-state partnershipDecision pending-x545,000
CaliforniaState exchangeExpanding7,471,000
ColoradoState exchangeExpanding817,000
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
IdahoState exchangeDecision pending239,000
IllinoisFederal-state partnershipExpanding1,795,000
IndianaFederal exchangeDecision pending856,000
IowaFederal-state partnershipDecision 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
MississippiDecision pendingNot expanding530,000
MissouriFederal exchangeDecision pending-x780,000
MontanaDecision pendingDecision pending-x179,000
NebraskaFederal exchangeDecision pending226,000
NevadaState exchangeExpanding555,000
New HampshireDecision pendingDecision pending136,000
New JerseyFederal exchangeDecision pending1,334,000
New MexicoState exchangeExpanding506,000
New YorkState exchangeExpanding2,780,000
North CarolinaFederal-state partnershipDecision pending1,583,000
North DakotaDecision pendingDecision pending-x74,000
OhioFederal-state partnershipDecision pending1,578,000
OklahomaFederal exchangeNot expanding597,000
OregonState exchangeExpanding678,000
PennsylvaniaFederal exchangeDecision pending1,319,000
Rhode IslandState exchangeExpanding122,000
South CarolinaFederal exchangeNot expanding754,000
South DakotaFederal-state partnershipNot expanding108,000
TennesseeFederal exchangeDecision pending982,000
TexasFederal exchangeNot expanding6,654,000
UtahState exchangeDecision pending424,000
VermontState exchangeExpanding61,000
VirginiaFederal exchangeNot expanding1,023,000
WashingtonState exchangeExpanding812,000
West VirginiaFederal-state partnershipDecision pending266,000
WisconsinFederal exchangeDecision pending562,000
WyomingFederal exchangeNot expanding84,000

x-governor supports; legislature must approve

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

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