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Medicaid and American Indians and Alaska Natives

Appendix A

Table 1: Total Nonelderly American Indians and Alaska Natives, by State, 2015
State Number of Nonelderly AIANs Nonelderly AIANs as a Share of the Total Nonelderly Population
United States 4,809,000 2%
Alabama 48,000 1%
Alaska 131,000 20%
Arizona 340,000 6%
Arkansas 43,000 2%
California 634,000 2%
Colorado 99,000 2%
Connecticut 34,000 1%
Delaware 9,000 1%
District of Columbia 5,000 NA
Florida 134,000 1%
Georgia 78,000 1%
Hawaii 41,000 3%
Idaho 37,000 3%
Illinois 79,000 1%
Indiana 42,000 1%
Iowa 22,000 1%
Kansas 49,000 2%
Kentucky 30,000 1%
Louisiana 50,000 1%
Maine 21,000 2%
Maryland 59,000 1%
Massachusetts 45,000 1%
Michigan 121,000 1%
Minnesota 88,000 2%
Mississippi 19,000 1%
Missouri 66,000 1%
Montana 78,000 9%
Nebraska 26,000 2%
Nevada 52,000 2%
New Hampshire 8,000 1%
New Jersey 52,000 1%
New Mexico 200,000 12%
New York 187,000 1%
North Carolina 169,000 2%
North Dakota 48,000 7%
Ohio 98,000 1%
Oklahoma 464,000 14%
Oregon 111,000 3%
Pennsylvania 80,000 1%
Rhode Island 14,000 2%
South Carolina 38,000 1%
South Dakota 81,000 11%
Tennessee 52,000 1%
Texas 298,000 1%
Utah 54,000 2%
Vermont 8,000 2%
Virginia 74,000 1%
Washington 179,000 3%
West Virginia 8,000 1%
Wisconsin 89,000 2%
Wyoming 18,000 4%
NA: Estimate not reported; Relative Standard Error is greater than 30% or unweighted cell count is less than 50.
NOTES: Includes nonelderly individuals ages 0-64. Includes American Indians and Alaska Natives alone and in combination with another race and those of Hispanic origin.
SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of 2015 American Community Survey (ACS), 1-Year Estimates.
Table 2: Changes in Health Coverage of Nonelderly American Indians and Alaska Natives, by State and Medicaid Expansion Status,       2013-2015
State Private Medicaid/Other Public Uninsured
2013 2015 Change 2013 2015 Change 2013 2015 Change
United States 45% 48% 3% 31% 35% 3% 24% 17% -7%
Expansion States 43% 46% 3% 34% 39% 5% 23% 15% -8%
Alaska 33% 35% 2% 32% 36% 4% 35% 29% -6%
Arizona 32% 34% 2% 39% 42% 3% 29% 24% -5%
Arkansas 49% 53% 4% 32% 35% 3% 20% 12% -8%
California 49% 51% 3% 31% 38% 7% 20% 11% -9%
Colorado 54% 48% -6% 27% 36% 9% 19% 15% -4%
Connecticut 57% 50% -7% 30% 40% 10% NA NA NA
Delaware NA 59% NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
District of Columbia NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Hawaii 64% 63% -1% 22% 32% 9% NA NA NA
Illinois 55% 60% 4% 31% 33% 2% 13% 7% -6%
Indiana 51% 58% 7% 25% 27% 3% 24% 15% -9%
Iowa 31% 43% 12% 47% 46% -1% NA NA NA
Kentucky 37% 50% 13% 33% 36% 3% 30% NA NA
Louisiana 48% 50% 2% 31% 30% -2% 21% 20% -1%
Maryland 60% 67% 6% 26% 25% -1% 13% NA NA
Massachusetts 53% 50% -3% 44% 46% 2% NA NA NA
Michigan 47% 51% 4% 36% 41% 6% 17% 8% -10%
Minnesota 35% 49% 14% 42% 39% -3% 23% 13% -11%
Montana 17% 30% 13% 39% 36% -3% 45% 34% -11%
Nevada 49% 50% 1% 27% 35% 9% 25% 15% -10%
New Hampshire 46% 61% 15% NA NA NA NA NA NA
New Jersey 54% 56% 2% 27% 30% 3% 19% 14% -5%
New Mexico 24% 28% 3% 39% 50% 11% 36% 22% -14%
New York 47% 51% 4% 35% 35% 0% 18% 14% -4%
North Dakota 32% 39% 7% 36% 35% -1% 32% 27% -5%
Ohio 50% 40% -10% 33% 49% 16% 17% 11% -6%
Oregon 49% 47% -2% 33% 43% 10% 18% 10% -8%
Pennsylvania 52% 50% -2% 32% 41% 9% 16% 9% -6%
Rhode Island NA 46% NA NA 48% NA NA NA NA
Vermont NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
Washington 44% 49% 6% 32% 39% 7% 25% 12% -13%
West Virginia 38% NA NA 54% NA NA NA NA NA
Non-Expansion States 47% 51% 4% 28% 28% 1% 25% 21% -4%
Alabama 60% 58% -1% 23% 27% 4% 18% 14% -3%
Florida 53% 54% 1% 22% 24% 2% 25% 22% -3%
Georgia 54% 55% 1% 22% 23% 1% 24% 22% -1%
Idaho 41% 44% 3% 34% 32% -2% 25% 24% -1%
Kansas 63% 58% -6% 21% 26% 6% 16% 16% 0%
Maine 43% 36% -7% 43% 48% 5% NA NA NA
Mississippi 25% 33% 9% 30% 44% 14% 45% NA NA
Missouri 51% 62% 11% 30% 29% -1% 19% 9% -10%
Nebraska 41% 48% 7% 32% 30% -2% 27% 22% -5%
North Carolina 43% 49% 6% 34% 33% 0% 23% 17% -6%
Oklahoma 44% 47% 3% 26% 27% 0% 29% 26% -3%
South Carolina 45% 58% 13% 29% 26% -3% 26% 16% -10%
South Dakota 18% 18% 0% 44% 46% 1% 38% 36% -2%
Tennessee 46% 51% 6% 32% 38% 6% 22% NA NA
Texas 54% 58% 4% 22% 24% 2% 24% 18% -5%
Utah 52% 47% -5% 25% 23% -3% 23% 30% 7%
Virginia 63% 69% 5% 19% 19% 0% 18% 13% -5%
Wisconsin 44% 50% 6% 37% 35% -2% 19% 14% -5%
Wyoming 36% 51% 15% 29% 22% -7% 35% 26% -8%
NA: Estimate not reported; Relative Standard Error is greater than 30% or unweighted cell count is less than 50.
NOTES: Includes nonelderly individuals ages 0-64. Includes American Indians and Alaska Natives alone and in combination with another race and those of Hispanic origin. Other Public includes Medicare, Tricare or other military coverage, and other public coverage. MT and LA adopted Medicaid expansion in 2016.
SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of 2013 & 2015 American Community Survey (ACS), 1-Year Estimates.

 

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