State by state: Implementation of Obama health law

A look at the how states are putting in place 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 Plans expansion 1,306,000 Arkansas Federal-state partnership Decision pending-x 545,000 California State exchange Plans expansion 7,471,000 Colorado State exchange Plans expansion 817,000 Connecticut State exchange Plans expansion 391,000 Delaware Federal-state partnership Plans expansion 115,000 Washington, D.C. State exchange Plans expansion 65,000 Florida Likely federal exchange Decision pending 3,952,000 Georgia Federal exchange Not expanding 1,992,000 Hawaii State exchange Plans expansion 102,000 Idaho State exchange Decision pending 239,000 Illinois Federal-state partnership Plans expansion 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 Plans expansion 734,000 Massachusetts State exchange Plans expansion 215,000 Michigan Federal-state partnership Plans expansion 1,336,000 Minnesota State exchange Plans expansion 453,000 Mississippi Federal exchange Not expanding 530,000 Missouri Federal exchange Decision pending-x 780,000 Montana Federal exchange Decision pending-x 179,000 Nebraska Federal exchange Decision pending 226,000 Nevada State exchange Plans expansion 555,000 New Hampshire Federal-state partnership Decision pending 136,000 New Jersey Federal exchange Decision pending 1,334,000 New Mexico State exchange Plans expansion 506,000 New York State exchange Plans expansion 2,780,000 North Carolina Federal exchange Not expanding 1,583,000 North Dakota Federal exchange Decision pending-x 74,000 Ohio Federal exchange-xx Plans expansion 1,578,000 Oklahoma Federal exchange Not expanding 597,000 Oregon State exchange Plans expansion 678,000 Pennsylvania Federal exchange Not expanding 1,319,000 Rhode Island State exchange Plans expansion 122,000 South Carolina Federal exchange Not expanding 754,000 South Dakota Federal exchange Not expanding 108,000 Tennessee Federal exchange Decision pending 982,000 Texas Federal exchange Not expanding 6,654,000 Utah Status unclear Decision pending 424,000 Vermont State exchange Expanding 61,000 Virginia Federal exchange-xx Not expanding 1,023,000 Washington State exchange Expanding 812,000 West Virginia Federal-state partnership Decision pending 266,000 Wisconsin Federal exchange Not expanding 562,000 Wyoming Federal exchange Not expanding 84,000

x-governor supports Medicaid expansion; legislature must approve

xx-state will oversee exchange insurance plans under federal law

Sources: Associated Press Research, U.S. Health and Human Services Department and the Urban Institute.

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