State Specific Fact Sheets


The impact of of the changes proposed in the American Health Care Act (AHCA) will differ from state to state depending on current Medicaid spending, poverty, current reimbursement rate, population, etc.

Some things are true for all states – waiting lists will grow, services will be cut, and people with disabilities will suffer.

Due to the “one-sided” nature of the AHCA’s per capita cap, there would have been no winners among the states, only losers.” – Brookings Institution

We’ve compiled information for the following states:
Alabama • Alaska • Colorado • Georgia (en Español)• Illinois Maine • Minnesota • New York • Nevada • North CarolinaOhio • Texas • Virginia • West Virginia • WisconsinWyoming.

If you’d like to see a page for your state or have resources you’d like us to include, let us know

Learn about the impact of the Senate Bill and the AHCA in your state.

Fact Sheets:

Kaye Analysis Senate Bill: Impact of Per Capita Caps on HCBS (H. Stephen Kaye)

See which states would be hit hardest by the Senate’s Obamacare repeal bill (Washington Post)

Senate Health Bill to Reduce Federal Medicaid Funding to States (Caroline F. Pearson , Elizabeth Carpenter)

Senate Reportedly Considering Even Deeper Medicaid Cuts Under Per Capita Caps (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)

Report: State Medicaid Enrollment Cuts Would be Steep Under House Bill (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)

Medicaid State Fact Sheets (Kaiser Family Foundation)

Medicaid Cap State Face Sheets (Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) and NHeLP)

House Republican Health Plan Would Shift Medicaid Costs to States (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)

Defending Health Care in 2017: What Is at Stake in Each State (Families USA)

Medicaid Works: How Cuts Would Harm States (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)

2017 State Medicaid Sheets (Children’s Hospital Association)

School-based Health Care Under Threat: Medicaid Per Capita Caps Hurt Kids (National Health Law Program)

Data and Reports (including about impact of Medicaid caps)

The Impact of Medicaid Cuts on People with Disabilities:  State-by-state Breakdown (Center for American Progress)

State Variation in Medicaid Per Enrollee Spending for Seniors and People with Disabilities (Kaiser Family Foundation)

State Medicaid Financing Fact Sheets (focused on the impact of per capita caps) (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)

The Impact of Per Capita Caps on Federal and State Medicaid Spending (Urban Institute)

  • (See Tables 4, 5, 6, and 7 for state-by-state analysis)

Data Note: What if Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending Growth Had Been Limited to CPI-M from 2001-2011? (Kaiser Family Foundation)

Number of Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions by Congressional District (Center for American Progress)

Infographic: Medicaid’s Role for Children with Special Health Care Needs (Kaiser Family Foundation)

State Profiles for I/DD Spending During Fiscal Years 1977-2013

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