Sixteen percent live in Florida, ten percent in Georgia, and nine percent in North Carolina.
There are no uninsured adults in the coverage gap in Wisconsin because the state is providing Medicaid eligibility to adults up to the poverty level under a Medicaid waiver.
This brief presents estimates of the number of people in non-expansion states who could have been reached by Medicaid but instead fall into the coverage gap, describes who they are, and discusses the implications of them being left out of ACA coverage expansions.
An overview of the methodology underlying the analysis can be found in the Methods box at the end of the report, and more detail is available in the Technical Appendices available here.
However, the race and ethnicity of people in the coverage gap also reflects differences in the racial/ethnic composition between states that have and have not expanded Medicaid.