Costs Sharing of New Enrollees
Source: State of Alaska “Healthy Alaska Plan,” page 7
1. Uncompensated Care
In 2011, Alaska non-tribal hospitals provided $91 million in uncompensated care. Arizona hospitals reported a decrease in uncompensated care of 31% during the first four months after Medicaid expansion was implemented there.^
Potential savings: $28,210,000
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2. CAMA Chronic and Acute Medical Assistance Program
Many of the Alaskans on this program, which is currently funded by the state, will qualify for coverage under Medicaid Expansion.
Potential Savings in 2016 $1,000,000
3. Incarcerated Individuals
The Department of Corrections is responsible for the medical care of persons in their custody. Inpatient hospital services outside of the institution are eligible for Medicaid if the person is otherwise eligible.
Potential Savings in 2016: $4,100,000