The majority of the 8.3 million uninsured adults who were eligible for Medicaid but not enrolled in 2014 resided in Medicaid expansion states. Given subsequent increases in Medicaid enrollment reported by the Department of Health and Human Services, it is likely that the number of uninsured who are eligible for Medicaid but not enrolled has also decreased since 2014.
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