Share of Opioid-Related Hospitalizations in Which the Patient Was Uninsured

Notes: * The Affordable Care Act (ACA) gave states the option to expand Medicaid to adults with income up to 138 percent of the poverty line starting in 2014.

Data Source: CBPP analysis of Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project data from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Analysis includes 26 states for which data are available for all of 2011-2015 and which either expanded Medicaid in January 2014, or had not expanded as of October 2015.

Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Medicaid Expansion Dramatically Increased Coverage for People with Opioid-Use Disorders, Latest Data Show