Number of people who fall into health coverage gap



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(AP) - A list of the states not expanding Medicaid under the 2010 federal health care law and the number of residents who will fall in to a health care gap between the current Medicaid eligibility guidelines of their state and the tax credits available under the law to help people pay for private insurance.

TOTAL _ 4,831,590

Alabama _ 191,320

Alaska _ 17,290

Florida _ 763,890

Georgia _ 409,350

Idaho _ 54,780

Indiana _ 181,930

Kansas _ 77,920

Louisiana _ 242,150

Maine _ 24,390

Mississippi _ 137,800

Missouri _ 193,420

Montana _ 40,140

Nebraska _ 32,570

New Hampshire _ 26,190

North Carolina _ 318,710

Oklahoma _ 144,480

Pennsylvania _ 281,290

South Carolina _ 194,330

South Dakota _ 25,480

Tennessee _ 161,650

Texas _ 1,046,430

Utah _ 57,850

Virginia _ 190,840

Wisconsin _ 0

Wyoming _ 17,390

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Note: Wisconsin declined to expand Medicaid but is effectively eliminating its gap by pursuing its own partial expansion.

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation

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