Asthma Care Quality Improvement

Appendix B: Medicaid Spending on Asthma by State (continued, 6)

Table B.6. Medicaid: Other Eligibles by State and Age Group and Estimated Spending, 2004

State Other Medicaid eligibles 20041 Other Medicaid eligibles age 0-18 with asthma1,2 Other Medicaid eligibles age 19-64 with asthma1,2 Other Medicaid eligibles age 65+ with asthma1,2 Estimated Medicaid spending on asthma for Other eligibles3
Total U.S. 3,536,913 219,581 186,648 25,581 $479,097,756
Alabama 21,426 1,403 992 201 $2,880,110
Alaska 5,127 438 188 20 717,108
Arizona 33,724 2,133 1,933 131 4,657,050
Arkansas 0 0 0 0 0
California 630,939 34,679 39,323 3,525 86,016,952
Colorado 23,944 1,833 965 155 3,275,614
Connecticut 207 14 10 2 27,865
Delaware 3 0 0 0 412
District of Columbia 4,367 293 220 26 598,512
Florida 226,456 16,316 9,164 1,915 30,396,366
Georgia 103,253 8,257 3,858 656 14,169,484
Hawaii 2,111 129 115 14 286,495
Idaho 0 0 0 0 0
Illinois 23,520 1,653 891 264 3,116,012
Indiana 10,636 837 428 60 1,470,068
Iowa 75,722 5,373 3,397 538 10,328,744
Kansas 11,255 875 441 73 1,541,248
Kentucky 6,004 2,484 1,646 278 4,890,736
Louisiana 66,064 5,550 2,192 440 9,077,689
Maine 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 31,629 2,299 1,402 197 4,325,026
Massachusetts 208,666 11,515 12,001 1,793 28,080,765
Michigan 19,343 1,380 929 98 2,670,929
Minnesota 36,411 2,393 1,729 305 4,911,581
Mississippi 70,879 5,251 2,807 596 9,601,963
Missouri 44,156 3,123 2,099 254 6,075,560
Montana 8 1 0 0 1,099
Nebraska 6,316 515 228 40 868,824
Nevada 0 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 3,668 289 136 27 501,985
New Jersey 110,207 7,702 4,489 1,076 14,719,167
New Mexico 10,701 857 440 46 1,490,357
New York 947,125 50,917 57,810 6,766 128,140,396
North Carolina 124,180 8,740 5,415 989 16,802,578
North Dakota 5 0 0 0 675
Ohio 968 69 46 5 133,489
Oklahoma 0 0 0 0 0
Oregon 7,056 428 401 41 966,302
Pennsylvania 41,161 2,705 1,981 323 5,557,405
Rhode Island 63,177 3,974 3,224 497 8,538,546
South Carolina 71,032 4,794 3,068 671 9,467,573
South Dakota 25 2 1 0 3,432
Tennessee 49,151 2,764 2,857 344 6,618,082
Texas 39,254 3,435 1,142 276 5,384,243
Utah 1,552 117 74 5 217,149
Vermont 67,746 3,809 3,755 593 9,051,342
Virginia 1,881 143 70 16 254,182
Washington 147,988 10,731 7,032 690 20,474,176
West Virginia 8 1 0 0 1,095
Wisconsin 157,386 9,317 7,729 1,631 20,723,109
Wyoming 476 40 18 2 66,260

Note: Age groups differ slightly depending on source. Population age groups for Medicaid eligibles are 0-18, 19-64, and 65+ years, while National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) prevalence rates are 0-17, 18-64, and 65+ years.

1 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, MSIS State Summary FY 2004. Other includes individuals in the categories of More Than One Race, Unknown/Multiple Responses, and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. Accessed at: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/MedicaidDataSourcesGenInfo/02_MSISData.asp
2Based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Data for All Ages, National Center for Health Statistics, accessed at http://205.207.175.93/HDI/TableViewer/tableView.aspx?ReportId=60. Crude prevalence rates used when available.
3 Calculations of direct cost per person are based on Weiss, et al. (2000), inflated by medical care component of CPI to 2004. Indirect costs per person are based on Weiss, et al. (2000), inflated by percent change in average annual wages through 2004. Weiss KB, Sullivan SD, Lyttle CS. Trends in the cost of illness for asthma in the United States, 1985-1994. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2000 Sep;106(3):493-9.

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Internet Citation: Appendix B: Medicaid Spending on Asthma by State (continued, 6). October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/asthmaqual/asthmacare/appendix-b6.html