Infographic: Safety Net Hospitals Will Not Be Docked in States That Don’t Expand Medicaid

Friday, July 5th, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

Instead of punishing states and safety net hospitals in those states that refuse to expand Medicaid, Medicaid funding cuts – $500 million in 2014 and $600 million in 2015 – will be allocated among states fairly evenly, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Louisiana and New Hampshire are the top two states to receive the most federal dollars for their uninsured residents, according to a new infographic from Pew’s Stateline. The infographic shows the allocation of federal funding state by state in dollars per resident.

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