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Coverage for Abortion Services in Medicaid, Marketplace Plans and Private Plans

Appendix Table 1: Scope of Abortion Coverage in Medicaid and in Private Plans, by State as of January  2016
State States with No Medicaid
Expansion and Restricting Abortion Coverage to Hyde Rules
States with Medicaid Expansion and Restricting Abortion Coverage to Hyde Rules State Law Restricting Abortion Coverage to Limited Circumstances in Marketplace Plans State Law Limiting Abortion in Private Insurance
Issued in the State
Grand Total 19 15 25 10
Alabama X X
Alaska
Arizona X
Arkansas X X
California
Colorado X
Connecticut
Delaware X
DC X
Florida X X
Georgia X X
Hawaii
Idaho X X X
Illinois
Indiana X X X
Iowa X
Kansas X X X
Kentucky X X X
Louisiana* X X
Maine X
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan X X X
Minnesota
Mississippi X X
Missouri X X X
Montana
Nebraska X X X
Nevada X
New Hampshire X
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina X X
North Dakota X X X
Ohio X X
Oklahoma X X X
Oregon
Pennsylvania X X
Rhode Island X
South Carolina X X
South Dakota** X X
Tennessee X X
Texas X
Utah X X X
Vermont
Virginia X X
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin X X
Wyoming X
NOTES: * Louisiana Medicaid expansion begins on 7/1/2016.
**South Dakota pays for abortion only in cases of life endangerment.
SOURCES: Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; Guttmacher Institute State Policies in Brief, Overview of Abortion Laws January 1, 2016
Appendix Table 2: Health Insurance Coverage of Women, Ages 15-49
State Total Private Coverage Medicaid Other Public Uninsured
U.S. Total

 73,587,000

 47,426,000

 14,114,000

 2,076,000

 9,972,000

Alabama  1,096,000  720,000  187,000  27,000  162,000
Alaska  162,000  94,000  35,000  11,000  23,000
Arizona  1,525,000  852,000  419,000  N/A  243,000
Arkansas  654,000  408,000  128,000  21,000  98,000
California  9,332,000  5,613,000  2,323,000  242,000  1,154,000
Colorado  1,266,000  766,000  261,000  65,000  174,000
Connecticut  808,000  594,000  132,000  13,000  68,000
Delaware  211,000  148,000  43,000  N/A  12,000
DC  201,000  142,000  46,000  N/A  11,000
Florida  4,452,000  2,631,000  867,000  140,000  813,000
Georgia  2,448,000  1,512,000  310,000  75,000  551,000
Hawaii  306,000  201,000  59,000  28,000  19,000
Idaho  386,000  267,000  54,000  11,000  53,000
Illinois  2,920,000  1,988,000  568,000  47,000  316,000
Indiana  1,475,000  943,000  259,000  45,000  228,000
Iowa  674,000  502,000  103,000  16,000  54,000
Kansas  644,000  453,000  85,000  N/A  82,000
Kentucky  984,000  621,000  248,000  39,000  75,000
Louisiana  1,099,000  663,000  208,000  35,000  194,000
Maine  276,000  175,000  64,000  N/A  32,000
Maryland  1,372,000  1,028,000  214,000  49,000  81,000
Massachusetts  1,571,000  1,043,000  434,000  N/A  80,000
Michigan  2,228,000  1,511,000  472,000  47,000  199,000
Minnesota  1,233,000  891,000  217,000  21,000  104,000
Mississippi  691,000  375,000  154,000  31,000  131,000
Missouri  1,375,000  960,000  207,000  N/A  171,000
Montana  215,000  156,000  19,000  5,000  35,000
Nebraska  419,000  292,000  51,000  17,000  60,000
Nevada  671,000  400,000  126,000  38,000  107,000
New Hampshire  292,000  226,000  37,000  N/A  23,000
New Jersey  2,049,000  1,409,000  294,000  52,000  295,000
New Mexico  448,000  221,000  140,000  18,000  69,000
New York  4,721,000  3,050,000  1,203,000  58,000  411,000
North Carolina  2,355,000  1,464,000  375,000  115,000  402,000
North Dakota  164,000  122,000  16,000  5,000  21,000
Ohio  2,583,000  1,701,000  593,000  66,000  224,000
Oklahoma  858,000  530,000  133,000  25,000  170,000
Oregon  888,000  603,000  186,000  N/A  87,000
Pennsylvania  2,811,000  1,928,000  500,000  54,000  329,000
Rhode Island  249,000  181,000  46,000  N/A  15,000
South Carolina  1,085,000  648,000  215,000  27,000  196,000
South Dakota**  181,000  132,000  20,000  6,000  22,000
Tennessee  1,447,000  969,000  236,000  N/A  166,000
Texas  6,514,000  3,996,000  852,000  169,000  1,497,000
Utah  713,000  526,000  72,000  N/A  101,000
Vermont  133,000  92,000  30,000  N/A  6,000
Virginia  1,958,000  1,359,000  136,000  173,000  290,000
Washington  1,618,000  1,079,000  330,000  34,000  176,000
West Virginia  399,000  223,000  133,000  11,000  32,000
Wisconsin  1,299,000  924,000  262,000  N/A  93,000
Wyoming  127,000  95,000  13,000  N/A  15,000
NOTES: Numbers may not add up due to rounding. “Other Public” includes those covered under the military or Veterans Administration as well as non-elderly Medicare enrollees.
“N/A” indicates point estimate does not meet the minimum standards for statistical reliability.
* Louisiana Medicaid expansion begins on 7/1/2016.
** South Dakota pays for abortion only in cases of life endangerment.
Blue shading indicates states with limitations on abortion coverage in private plans.
Tan shading indicates states restricting Medicaid abortion coverage to Hyde Amendment rules.
SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis based on the 2015 Current Population Survey, U.S. Census Bureau.
Appendix Table 3: Eligibility for Assistance for Uninsured Women, Ages 15-49
Uninsured Total Medicaid Eligible Income Eligible for Federal Tax Credit Medicaid Coverage Gap Ineligible for Federal Financial Assistance due to Income, ESI Offer, or Immigration Status
US Total  9,972,000  2,320,000  2,261,000  1,160,000  4,230,000
Alabama  162,000  26,000  46,000  53,000  36,000
Alaska  23,000  11,000  N/A  —  8,000
Arizona  243,000  92,000  31,000  —  121,000
Arkansas  98,000  49,000  N/A  —  32,000
California  1,154,000  409,000  177,000  —  567,000
Colorado  174,000  58,000  N/A  —  90,000
Connecticut  68,000  N/A  N/A  —  30,000
Delaware  12,000  N/A  N/A  —  6,000
DC  11,000  4,000  N/A  —  6,000
Florida  813,000  67,000  262,000  182,000  303,000
Georgia  551,000  56,000  148,000  122,000  225,000
Hawaii  19,000  9,000  N/A  —  8,000
Idaho  53,000  N/A  14,000  9,000  25,000
Illinois  316,000  97,000  50,000  —  169,000
Indiana  228,000  96,000  N/A  —  92,000
Iowa  54,000  25,000  N/A  —  22,000
Kansas  82,000  N/A  25,000  N/A  33,000
Kentucky  75,000  32,000  N/A  —  31,000
Louisiana*  194,000  23,000  56,000  69,000  45,000
Maine  32,000  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A
Maryland  81,000  N/A  N/A  —  50,000
Massachusetts  80,000  N/A  N/A  —  51,000
Michigan  199,000  96,000  48,000  —  54,000
Minnesota ^  104,000  32,000  N/A  —  56,000
Mississippi  131,000  23,000  29,000  44,000  36,000
Missouri  171,000  N/A  52,000  55,000  58,000
Montana  35,000  20,000  7,000  —  9,000
Nebraska  60,000  N/A  18,000  N/A  28,000
Nevada  107,000  41,000  20,000  —  46,000
New Hampshire  23,000  12,000  N/A  —  8,000
New Jersey  295,000  88,000  48,000  —  159,000
New Mexico  69,000  30,000  N/A  —  30,000
New York ^  411,000  141,000  98,000  —  172,000
North Carolina  402,000  44,000  110,000  100,000  147,000
North Dakota  21,000  4,000  N/A  —  12,000
Ohio  224,000  117,000  45,000  —  62,000
Oklahoma  170,000  N/A  44,000  28,000  74,000
Oregon  87,000  38,000  N/A  —  42,000
Pennsylvania  329,000  150,000  66,000  —  113,000
Rhode Island  15,000  7,000  N/A  —  N/A
South Carolina  196,000  32,000  65,000  44,000  54,000
South Dakota**  22,000  N/A  8,000  N/A  8,000
Tennessee  166,000  N/A  34,000  N/A  69,000
Texas  1,497,000  99,000  352,000  309,000  737,000
Utah  101,000  10,000  31,000  N/A  49,000
Vermont  6,000  N/A  N/A  —  N/A
Virginia  290,000  N/A  101,000  62,000  108,000
Washington  176,000  63,000  N/A  —  77,000
West Virginia  32,000  15,000  N/A  —  N/A
Wisconsin †  93,000  30,000  21,000  —  42,000
Wyoming  15,000  N/A  7,000  N/A  6,000
NOTES: Some estimates are “N/A” because point estimates do not meet minimum standards for statistical reliability.
^Tax credit-eligible population in Minnesota and New York include uninsured adults who are eligible for coverage through the Basic Health Plan.
“–” indicates state does not have a Medicaid coverage gap.
† Wisconsin covers adults up to 100% FPL in Medicaid under a waiver but did not adopt the ACA expansion.
*Louisiana Medicaid expansion begins on 7/1/2016.
** South Dakota provides abortions only in cases of life endangerment.
Blue shading indicates states restricting Medicaid abortion coverage to Hyde Amendment rules.
Dark grey shading indicates states with limitations on abortion coverage in Marketplace plans.
Light grey shading indicates states without any Marketplace limitations, but no Marketplace plans include any plans with coverage.
Tan shading indicates states with limitations on abortion coverage in private plans.
SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis based on 2015 Medicaid eligibility levels and 2015 Current Population Survey, U.S. Census Bureau.
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