Number of people who fall into health coverage gap

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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