States are all over the map on health overhaul

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Posted: Jan 22, 2012 8:38 AM
States are all over the map on health overhaul

A list of states and their uninsured population, grouped according to the progress they have made in establishing health insurance exchanges, a linchpin for expanding coverage under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law.

ADOPTED A PLAN

State Uninsured Population (Est.)

California 7,471,382

Colorado 817,264

Connecticut 390,862

Washington, D.C. 65,253

Hawaii 102,115

Maryland 734,044

Massachusetts 214,894

Nevada 555,193

Oregon 677,599

Rhode Island 121,675

Utah 424,220

Vermont 61,152

Washington 812,012

West Virginia 265,677

SUBSTANTIAL PROGRESS

State Uninsured Population (Est.)

Alabama 696,118

Arizona 1,305,846

Delaware 114,609

Illinois 1,794,685

Indiana 855,635

Iowa 291,718

Maine 146,161

Michigan 1,336,484

Minnesota 453,310

Mississippi 529,703

Nebraska 225,830

New Jersey 1,333,880

New Mexico 506,466

New York 2,780,202

North Carolina 1,583,235

Pennsylvania 1,319,094

Virginia 1,023,247

OUTLOOK UNCLEAR

State Uninsured Population (Est.)

Alaska 128,074

Georgia 1,992,002

Idaho 239,073

Kansas 361,310

Kentucky 726,674

Missouri 780,077

Montana 178,785

North Dakota 74,092

Ohio 1,578,061

Oklahoma 596,817

South Carolina 753,650

South Dakota 108,011

Tennessee 981,670

Texas 6,654,183

Wisconsin 562,376

Wyoming 83,587

NO SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS

State Uninsured Population (Est.)

Arkansas 545,192

Florida 3,951,924

Louisiana 810,894

New Hampshire 136,023

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Sources: Associated Press, Urban Institute