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Appendix Table 1: Distribution of Children’s Coverage by State, 2015
State Private Medicaid/
Other Public
Uninsured
United States 53% 41% 5%
Alabama 44% 44% 5%
Alaska 47% 40% 12%
Arizona 38% 46% 13%
Arkansas 41% 51% 6%
California 52% 44% 4%
Colorado 52% 40% N/A
Connecticut 63% 35% N/A
Delaware 53% 35% 6%
District of Columbia 45% 49% 4%
Florida 46% 47% 7%
Georgia 45% 45% 8%
Hawaii 47% 45% 5%
Idaho 53% 40% 6%
Illinois 59% 39% 2%
Indiana 55% 40% 5%
Iowa 57% 37% N/A
Kansas 59% 33% 5%
Kentucky 52% 40% 6%
Louisiana 48% 44% 4%
Maine 47% 47% N/A
Maryland 65% 28% 5%
Massachusetts 63% 34% N/A
Michigan 58% 38% 3%
Minnesota 70% 24% 5%
Mississippi 37% 53% 8%
Missouri 64% 30% 5%
Montana 49% 45% N/A
Nebraska 57% 30% 5%
Nevada 53% 39% 8%
New Hampshire 63% 26% 4%
New Jersey 60% 35% 3%
New Mexico 38% 50% 8%
New York 55% 40% 4%
North Carolina 48% 45% 7%
North Dakota 65% 23% 8%
Ohio 55% 40% 4%
Oklahoma 47% 39% 10%
Oregon 53% 42% 4%
Pennsylvania 58% 37% 4%
Rhode Island 71% 25% N/A
South Carolina 50% 46% 5%
South Dakota 50% 32% 8%
Tennessee 48% 43% 4%
Texas 48% 43% 9%
Utah 70% 21% 8%
Vermont 53% 45% N/A
Virginia 60% 33% 7%
Washington 53% 41% 4%
West Virginia 38% 53% 4%
Wisconsin 53% 36% N/A
Wyoming 68% 26% 6%
NOTE: Estimates with relative standard errors >30% are listed as N/A. Other Public includes those covered under the military or Veterans Administration as well as nonelderly Medicare enrollees.
SOURCE: KFF analysis of the March 2016 Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplements.
Appendix Table 2: Number of Children Ever Enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP by State, FY 2015
State CHIP Medicaid Total
Total 8,397,651 36,833,664 45,231,315
Alabama 133,043 658,242 791,285
Alaska 10,182 87,537 97,719
Arizona 38,811 942,546 981,357
Arkansas 112,071 364,822 476,893
California 1,912,128 4,888,674 6,800,802
Colorado 86,133 502,210 588,343
Connecticut 24,884 365,676 390,560
Delaware 16,379 100,258 116,637
District of Columbia 10,676 89,210 99,886
Florida 428,094 2,264,344 2,692,438
Georgia 230,815 1,341,668 1,572,483
Hawaii 27,239 143,075 170,314
Idaho 34,513 202,190 236,703
Illinois 330,571 1,540,694 1,871,265
Indiana 100,560 689,672 790,232
Iowa 82,657 334,419 417,076
Kansas 77,139 250,084 327,223
Kentucky 86,976 525,516 612,492
Louisiana 135,614 685,163 820,777
Maine 22,310 166,871 189,181
Maryland 142,327 532,090 674,417
Massachusetts 168,941 568,446 737,387
Michigan 119,699 1,139,982 1,259,681
Minnesota 3,835 599,730 603,565
Mississippi 87,105 447,883 534,988
Missouri 78,344 579,019 657,363
Montana 45,261 94,546 139,807
Nebraska 62,218 165,181 227,399
Nevada 61,908 352,510 414,418
New Hampshire 16,651 94,488 111,139
New Jersey 215,191 755,476 970,667
New Mexico 17,195 398,864 416,059
New York 630,732 2,293,708 2,924,440
North Carolina 234,654 1,145,975 1,380,629
North Dakota 4,955 61,525 66,480
Ohio 181,100 1,363,329 1,544,429
Oklahoma 190,858 519,694 710,552
Oregon 121,869 487,013 608,882
Pennsylvania 294,342 1,241,249 1,535,591
Rhode Island 31,324 99,712 131,036
South Carolina 98,336 619,859 718,195
South Dakota 16,216 80,764 96,980
Tennessee 106,215 819,456 925,671
Texas 1,049,623 3,535,755 4,585,378
Utah 55,285 254,776 310,061
Vermont 4,766 74,718 79,484
Virginia 189,366 675,868 865,234
Washington 46,037 787,486 833,523
West Virginia 48,278 297,450 345,728
Wisconsin 168,576 546,579 715,155
Wyoming 5,649 57,662 63,311
SOURCE: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), FFY 2015 Number of Children Ever-Enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP, (Baltimore, MD: CMS, May 2016), https://www.medicaid.gov/chip/downloads/fy-2015-childrens-enrollment-report.pdf.
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