While the Affordable Care Act brought a host of new regulations and care delivery models to the healthcare industry, it also brought an influx of cash to states.
In fiscal 2014 alone, California scored nearly $728 million in ACA grants, the most in the nation, according to a new study analyzing the reform's impact by the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation at the University of Michigan. On a per capita basis, however, Washington D.C., ranked first, with more than $179 per person in grant money.
The ACA doled out grant money for a host of programs, including public health investments, workforce support, state health insurance exchanges, Medicare and Medicaid and maternal and child health. In total, the government gave out $6.3 billion in 2014 and $21.4 billion overall between fiscal 2010 and fiscal 2014.
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Healthcare Finance examined the data provided by the study and created the map below to highlight where states stood when it came to grant money. Hover over each state to see total 2014 grants and ranking and then click on each state to see more data on per capita rankings and grant amounts from 2010 to 2014. We've also included a full, sortable data table below the map.