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Battles Over Medicaid Funding and Eligibility: What’s At Stake for Women, A State-by-State Overview

Washington’s budget battles and focus on cutting federal spending are increasingly threatening the Medicaid program. Cutbacks to Medicaid will disproportionately harm women because they represent more than two-thirds of adults who receive Medicaid. These fact sheets provide state-by-state data on the impact of the various threats to the Medicaid program, the representation of women in the Medicaid program, and illustrations of how dramatic Medicaid funding cuts and program restructuring will jeopardize women’s access to vital health services.

Please also see our related fact sheest about the current threats to Medicaid; Battles Over Medicaid Funding and Eligibility: What's At Stake for Women and  Ruinous Medicaid Cuts in Ryan FY12 Budget Proposal Threatens Health Care for Women of All Ages.