How Many Uninsured Are in the Coverage Gap and How Many Could be Eligible if All States Adopted the Medicaid Expansion?

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“Ten years after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) coverage options, ten states have not adopted the Medicaid expansion, leaving 1.5 million uninsured people without an affordable coverage option. The unwinding of the Medicaid continuous enrollment provision along with ongoing financial struggles among rural hospitals has focused attention on the gaps in Medicaid coverage in non-expansion states, and availability of temporary enhanced federal funding for states that newly adopt expansion has sparked renewed expansion discussions in some of these states.”

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