Updated at: 01/04/2013 8:07 AM
By The Associated Press
A look at the routes states are taking to implement President Barack Obama’s health care law, including health insurance exchanges and expansion of Medicaid coverage, along with the number of people in each state who don’t have health insurance: STATE EXCHANGE OPTION MEDICAID OPTION UNINSURED RESIDENTS Alabama Federal exchange Not expanding 696,000 Alaska Federal exchange Decision pending 128,000 Arizona Federal exchange Decision pending 1,306,000 Arkansas Federal-state partnership Decision pending 545,000 California State exchange Expanding 7,471,000 Colorado State exchange Decision pending 817,000 Connecticut State exchange Expanding 391,000 Delaware Federal-state partnership Expanding 115,000 Washington, D.C. State exchange Expanding 65,000 Florida Decision pending Decision pending 3,952,000 Georgia Federal exchange Not expanding 1,992,000 Hawaii State exchange Expanding 102,000 Idaho State exchange Decision pending 239,000 Illinois Federal-state partnership Expanding 1,795,000 Indiana Federal exchange Decision pending 856,000 Iowa Federal-state partnership Decision pending 292,000 Kansas Federal exchange Decision pending 361,000 Kentucky State exchange Decision pending 727,000 Louisiana Federal exchange Not expanding 811,000 Maine Federal exchange Not expanding 146,000 Maryland State exchange Expanding 734,000 Massachusetts State exchange Expanding 215,000 Michigan Federal-state partnership Decision pending 1,336,000 Minnesota State exchange Expanding 453,000 Mississippi Decision pending Not expanding 530,000 Missouri Federal exchange Decision pending 780,000 Montana Decision pending Decision pending 179,000 Nebraska Federal exchange Decision pending 226,000 Nevada State exchange Expanding 555,000 New Hampshire Decision pending Decision pending 136,000 New Jersey Federal exchange Decision pending 1,334,000 New Mexico State exchange Decision pending 506,000 New York State exchange Expanding 2,780,000 North Carolina Federal-state partnership Decision pending 1,583,000 North Dakota Decision pending Decision pending 74,000 Ohio Federal-state partnership Decision pending 1,578,000 Oklahoma Federal exchange Not expanding 597,000 Oregon State exchange Expanding 678,000 Pennsylvania Federal exchange Decision pending 1,319,000 Rhode Island State exchange Expanding 122,000 South Carolina Federal exchange Not expanding 754,000 South Dakota Federal-state partnership Not expanding 108,000 Tennessee Federal exchange Decision pending 982,000 Texas Federal exchange Not expanding 6,654,000 Utah State exchange Decision pending 424,000 Vermont State exchange Expanding 61,000 Virginia Federal exchange Not expanding 1,023,000 Washington State exchange Expanding 812,000 West Virginia Federal-state partnership Decision pending 266,000 Wisconsin Federal exchange Decision pending 562,000 Wyoming Federal exchange Not expanding 84,000 Source: Associated Press Research, U.S. Health and Human Services Department and the Urban Institute.
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