ACA Coverage Expansions and Low-Income Workers
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Five additional states have adopted the ACA Medicaid expansion since 2014, including Pennsylvania, Indiana, Alaska, Montana, and Louisiana. Wisconsin covers adults up to 100% FPL in Medicaid but did not adopt the ACA expansion.
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In our analysis of eligibility for coverage for low-income workers, we define Medicaid expansion states as all states that have adopted the Medicaid expansion as of April 2016, including Louisiana.