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

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

StateOther Medicaid eligibles 20041Other Medicaid eligibles age 0-18 with asthma1,2Other Medicaid eligibles age 19-64 with asthma1,2Other Medicaid eligibles age 65+ with asthma1,2Estimated Medicaid spending on asthma for Other eligibles3
Total U.S.3,536,913219,581186,64825,581$479,097,756
Alabama21,4261,403992201$2,880,110
Alaska5,12743818820717,108
Arizona33,7242,1331,9331314,657,050
Arkansas00000
California630,93934,67939,3233,52586,016,952
Colorado23,9441,8339651553,275,614
Connecticut2071410227,865
Delaware3000412
District of Columbia4,36729322026598,512
Florida226,45616,3169,1641,91530,396,366
Georgia103,2538,2573,85865614,169,484
Hawaii2,11112911514286,495
Idaho00000
Illinois23,5201,6538912643,116,012
Indiana10,636837428601,470,068
Iowa75,7225,3733,39753810,328,744
Kansas11,255875441731,541,248
Kentucky6,0042,4841,6462784,890,736
Louisiana66,0645,5502,1924409,077,689
Maine00000
Maryland31,6292,2991,4021974,325,026
Massachusetts208,66611,51512,0011,79328,080,765
Michigan19,3431,380929982,670,929
Minnesota36,4112,3931,7293054,911,581
Mississippi70,8795,2512,8075969,601,963
Missouri44,1563,1232,0992546,075,560
Montana81001,099
Nebraska6,31651522840868,824
Nevada00000
New Hampshire3,66828913627501,985
New Jersey110,2077,7024,4891,07614,719,167
New Mexico10,701857440461,490,357
New York947,12550,91757,8106,766128,140,396
North Carolina124,1808,7405,41598916,802,578
North Dakota5000675
Ohio96869465133,489
Oklahoma00000
Oregon7,05642840141966,302
Pennsylvania41,1612,7051,9813235,557,405
Rhode Island63,1773,9743,2244978,538,546
South Carolina71,0324,7943,0686719,467,573
South Dakota252103,432
Tennessee49,1512,7642,8573446,618,082
Texas39,2543,4351,1422765,384,243
Utah1,552117745217,149
Vermont67,7463,8093,7555939,051,342
Virginia1,8811437016254,182
Washington147,98810,7317,03269020,474,176
West Virginia81001,095
Wisconsin157,3869,3177,7291,63120,723,109
Wyoming4764018266,260

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): Asthma Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/asthmaqual/asthmacare/appendix-b6.html