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Medicaid Enrollment of New Eligibles in Expansion States, by Party Affiliation of Governor

Medicaid Enrollment of New Eligibles in Expansion States, by Party Affiliation of Governor

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Table 1: Medicaid Enrollment of New Eligibles in Medicaid Expansion States, FY 2016
State Date of Medicaid Expansion Implementation Medicaid Enrollment
(rounded to nearest 100)
Newly Eligible Enrollment
Count Percent of Total Medicaid Enrollment
Total Expansion States: 32 53,484,800 11,946,000 22%
Total Republican: 17 21,776,400 4,749,800 22%
Arizona˜ 1/1/14 1,904,800 112,900 6%
Arkansas˜ 1/1/14 960,600 310,800 32%
Illinois 1/1/14 2,944,000 662,200 22%
Indiana˜ 2/1/15 1,314,600 265,800 20%
Iowa˜ 1/1/14 594,900 139,300 23%
Kentucky 1/1/14 1,316,300 462,000 35%
Maryland 1/1/14 1,160,800 277,000 24%
Massachusetts 1/1/14 1,853,800 0
Michigan˜ 4/1/14 2,321,200 592,800 26%
Nevada 1/1/14 597,400 203,900 34%
New Hampshire˜ 8/15/14 192,100 53,700 28%
New Jersey 1/1/14 1,703,200 562,800 33%
New Mexico 1/1/14 881,200 253,400 29%
North Dakota 1/1/14 93,600 20,400 22%
Ohio 1/1/14 3,158,600 652,300 21%
Vermont 1/1/14 210,700 0
West Virginia* 1/1/14 568,600 180,500 32%
Total Democrat: 14 31,552,700 7,173,300 23%
California 1/1/14 13,189,700 3,673,900 28%
Colorado 1/1/14 1,338,700 448,600 34%
Connecticut 1/1/14 862,800 201,600 23%
Delaware 1/1/14 221,800 11,500 5%
District of Columbia 1/1/14 248,300 76,500 31%
Hawaii 1/1/14 328,400 33,900 10%
Louisiana 7/1/16 1,571,900 324,100 21%
Minnesota 1/1/14 1,246,000 222,300 18%
Montana˜ 1/1/16 213,100 58,100 27%
New York 1/1/14 6,317,200 285,600 5%
Oregon 1/1/14 1,104,000 481,300 44%
Pennsylvania 1/1/15 2,799,300 707,900 25%
Rhode Island 1/1/14 286,500 61,500 21%
Washington 1/1/14 1,825,000 586,500 32%
Independent: 1 155,700 22,900 15%
Alaska 9/1/15 155,700 22,900 15%
NOTES: ˜AR, AZ, IA, IN, MI, MT, and NH have approved Section 1115 expansion waivers. Louisiana expanded Medicaid on 7/1/16 and Montana expanded Medicaid on1/1/16. *The WV governor switched parties from Democrat to Republican in August 2017.

Enrollment from both MBES and CA DHCS report is reported for each month. In an effort to take into account that some beneficiaries are enrolled for only part of the year, maximum monthly enrollment for each state is used to estimate total annual enrollment.

Due to rounding, states totals may not sum to national total.

SOURCE: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured analysis of Medicaid spending and enrollment data collected from the Medicaid Budget and Expenditure System (MBES), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/program-information/medicaid-and-chip-enrollment-data/enrollment-mbes/index.html. State expansion status available at “Status of State Action on the Medicaid Expansion Decision,” KFF State Health Facts, http://kff.org/health-reform/state-indicator/state-activity-around-expanding-medicaid-under-the-affordable-care-act.

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