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 Appendix Table 1: Medicaid Coverage of Women Ages 15-49

State Total Number of Women on Medicaid % of Women on Medicaid
U.S. Total          72,811,478 14,490,605 20%
Alabama            1,083,980  187,236 17%
Alaska                165,031  36,749 22%
Arizona*            1,533,095  361,079 24%
Arkansas                648,833  172,400 27%
California            9,255,238  2,434,123 26%
Colorado            1,297,912  255,827 20%
Connecticut                770,052  171,271 22%
Delaware                205,504  36,688 18%
District of Columbia                190,247  43,468 23%
Florida            4,433,626  712,826 16%
Georgia            2,453,499  301,206 12%
Hawaii                298,401  54,199 18%
Idaho                372,380  51,797 14%
Illinois            2,898,140  605,796 21%
Indiana            1,469,052  267,537 18%
Iowa                660,809  124,506 19%
Kansas                624,810  72,121 12%
Kentucky                963,443  279,907 29%
Louisiana            1,060,358  312,524 29%
Maine                267,211  47,628 18%
Maryland            1,371,743  249,573 18%
Massachusetts            1,533,232  390,819 25%
Michigan            2,155,734  543,535 25%
Minnesota            1,215,704  231,886 19%
Mississippi                663,521  130,634 20%
Missouri            1,320,510  178,798 14%
Montana                217,557  46,141 21%
Nebraska                406,614  43,241 11%
Nevada                686,486  124,289 18%
New Hampshire                275,094  37,952 14%
New Jersey            2,004,561  335,819 17%
New Mexico                448,293  163,787 37%
New York            4,524,937  1,215,128 27%
North Carolina            2,321,229  370,953 16%
North Dakota                157,832  14,697 9%
Ohio            2,515,633  615,117 24%
Oklahoma                861,106  119,278 14%
Oregon                922,510  224,041 24%
Pennsylvania            2,681,877  570,345 21%
Rhode Island                230,392  59,883 26%
South Carolina            1,094,681  191,702 18%
South Dakota**                174,117  20,542 12%
Tennessee            1,499,939  319,042 21%
Texas            6,707,147  766,624 11%
Utah                749,681  65,698 9%
Vermont                125,190  39,560 32%
Virginia            1,905,914  194,750 10%
Washington            1,668,709  344,964 21%
West Virginia                372,596  123,024 33%
Wisconsin            1,228,349  215,205 18%
Wyoming                118,969  14,690 12%
NOTES: Numbers may not add up due to rounding.
* Arizona follows Hyde restrictions despite court orders to fund all medically necessary abortion.
** South Dakota pays for abortion only in cases of life endangerment.
Gray shading indicates that states that are more restrictive than the federal Hyde standard.
Blue shading indicates states restricting Medicaid abortion coverage to Hyde Amendment rules.
SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis based on the 2017 American Community Survey U.S. Census Bureau.
      Appendix Table 2: Self-Reported Number of Covered Abortions Eligible for Federal Medicaid Funding – FY2013 – FY2017                       
State Claimed federal funding for abortions Average number of abortions eligible for federal funding covered per year Follows Hyde Standards, Funding Only Cases Involving Life Endangerment, Rape, and Incest
Alabama Yes 6.2 Yes
Alaska No 1.2 No
Arizona Yes 3.8 No
Arkansas Yes 0.4 Yes
California No Not Reported1 No
Colorado Yes 26.62 Yes
Connecticut No Not Reported1 No
Delaware Yes 13.8 Yes
District of Columbia Yes 11.6 Yes
Florida Yes 9.33 Yes
Georgia Yes 3.22 Yes
Hawaii No Not Reported1 No
Idaho Yes 4.2 Yes
Illinois Yes 69.42 No
Indiana Yes 2.6 Yes
Iowa Not Applicable4 0 Yes
Kansas Yes 1.2 Yes
Kentucky Yes 4.2 Yes
Louisiana No 0.4 Yes
Maine Yes 10.4 Yes
Maryland No 3.83 No
Massachusetts No Not Reported1 No
Michigan Yes 6.65 Yes
Minnesota Yes 2.6 No
Mississippi Yes 14.8 Yes
Missouri Yes 6 Yes
Montana Yes 0.6 No
Nebraska Unknown6 02 Yes
Nevada Yes 319 Yes
New Hampshire Yes 2.8 Yes
New Jersey No 8.87 No
New Mexico No Not Reported1 No
New York No Not Reported1 No
North Carolina No 4.22 Yes
North Dakota Yes 1.2 Yes
Ohio Yes 4.2 Yes
Oklahoma Yes 6.6 Yes
Oregon No Not Reported1 No
Pennsylvania Yes 717 Yes
Rhode Island Yes 38.58 Yes
South Carolina Yes 5.33 Yes
South Dakota Not Applicable4 0 No, More Restrictive than Federal Standard
Tennessee Yes 23 Yes
Texas Yes 5.8 Yes
Utah Yes 0.4 Yes
Vermont Yes <109 No
Virginia Yes 8.4 Yes
Washington No Not Reported1 No
West Virginia* No Not Reported1 Yes
Wisconsin No 2.62 Yes
Wyoming Not Applicable4 0 Yes
NOTES: Numbers may not add up due to rounding.

* West Virginia provided state funds for Medicaid coverage of abortion before November 2018.

1 Could not provide information because state only uses state funds to pay for abortions, and, for example, does not require providers to report the circumstance for the abortion when requesting Medicaid payment.
2 Number is likely understated because, while the state reported paying for abortions through managed care, it could only provide information for abortions paid for fee-for-service. States are not required to report expenditures for individual managed care services for the purpose of claiming federal funding, and this information is not always readily available.
3 Could not report information for fiscal year 2017; average based on 4 years of information.
4 Reported paying for no abortions eligible for federal funding over the time period.
5 Could not report managed care information for fiscal years 2013 and 2014.
6 Did not pay for any abortions through fee-for-service, but could not provide managed care information due to a change in managed care contracts. However, the state said that if it did pay for abortions through managed care, it would have claimed federal funding.
7 Could not report information on abortions in the case of life endangerment.
8 Could not report data for fiscal year 2013; average based on 4 years of information.
9 Reported paying for fewer than 10 abortions eligible for federal funding during the time of the survey, but provided no further details.

SOURCE: U.S. Government Accountability Office analysis of state survey responses, CMS Action Needed to Ensure Compliance with Abortion Coverage Requirements, January 2019

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