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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 187,000 1%
Alaska 48,000 20%
Arizona 131,000 6%
Arkansas 340,000 2%
California 43,000 2%
Colorado 634,000 2%
Connecticut 99,000 1%
Delaware 34,000 1%
District of Columbia NA NA
Florida 169,000 1%
Georgia 48,000 1%
Hawaii 5,000 3%
Idaho 98,000 3%
Illinois 134,000 1%
Indiana 78,000 1%
Iowa 41,000 1%
Kansas 464,000 2%
Kentucky 37,000 1%
Louisiana 79,000 1%
Maine 111,000 2%
Maryland 42,000 1%
Massachusetts 22,000 1%
Michigan 49,000 1%
Minnesota 30,000 2%
Mississippi 80,000 1%
Missouri 14,000 1%
Montana 50,000 9%
Nebraska 38,000 2%
Nevada 21,000 2%
New Hampshire 59,000 1%
New Jersey 45,000 1%
New Mexico 121,000 12%
New York 88,000 1%
North Carolina 81,000 2%
North Dakota 19,000 7%
Ohio 66,000 1%
Oklahoma 52,000 14%
Oregon 78,000 3%
Pennsylvania 26,000 1%
Rhode Island 52,000 2%
South Carolina 298,000 1%
South Dakota 54,000 11%
Tennessee 8,000 1%
Texas 74,000 1%
Utah 179,000 2%
Vermont 8,000 2%
Virginia 8,000 1%
Washington 52,000 3%
West Virginia 200,000 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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