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JUST THE FACTS, 1997-1998



Table 44
Medicaid Spending Per Aged Recipient, 1995
Rank State Amt. Rank State Amt.
1 NEW YORK $20,431 27 Colorado $8,714
2 New Hampshire 15,559 28 West Virginia 8,517
3 Massachusetts 14,483 29 Illinois 8,399
4 Connecticut 14,373 30 Wyoming 8,389
5 Minnesota 14,311 31 Iowa 7,794
6 Rhode Island 14,155 32 Missouri 7,492
7 New Jersey 12,988 33 Kentucky 7,408
8 Maine 12,738 34 Arkansas 7,361
9 Delaware 12,472 35 Florida 7,325
10 Wisconsin 12,010 36 Oregon 7,149
11 Pennsylvania 11,679 37 New Mexico 7,110
12 Montana 11,546 38 Nevada 6,863
13 North Dakota 11,176 39 Louisiana 6,665
14 South Dakota 10,926 40 Virginia 6,627
15 Ohio 10,742 41 Alabama 6,339
16 Maryland 10,615 42 North Carolina 6,301
17 Indiana 10,389 43 Oklahoma 6,217
18 Alaska 10,056 44 Texas 5,978
19 Idaho 10,040 45 Tennessee 5,567
20 Nebraska 10,019 46 Georgia 5,500
21 Kansas 9,768 47 Mississippi 5,277
22 Washington 9,572 48 South Carolina 5,157
23 Michigan 9,245 49 California 4,906
24 Utah 9,240 50 Arizona 656
25 Vermont 9,160 U.S. Average $8,868
26 Hawaii 9,002 N.Y.S. % above avg. 130.4%
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


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