This slide shows the political affiliation of governors in Medicaid expansion states as of January 2017. Of the 10.7 million enrollees who were made newly eligible by the Medicaid expansion as of 2015, 6.4 million are in states that will have Democratic governors and 4.3 million in states that will have Republican governors in 2017.
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This slide shows the current status of state decisions to use Section 1115 waivers to expand Medicaid. A total of 31 states including DC have adopted the ACA Medicaid expansion, including 6 states with ACA 1115 ACA expansion waivers. AZ has a pending waiver application that seeks changes to its expansion. MT and NH’s waivers will take effect on 1/1/16. PA originally expanded through a waiver but subsequently transitioned to a state plan amendment. TN and UT have debated waiver proposals which have not been approved by their state legislatures or submitted to CMS.