When the state-based insurance exchanges open next year under "Obamacare," many Americans should finally have access to affordable insurance. But millions of others will most likely be left out in the cold and remain uninsured.
These folks -- mainly low-income adults in the 21 states that aren't expanding Medicaid -- will not be eligible for either the long-standing government health insurance program for the poor, or for premium subsidies in the new exchanges.
Using data from the Urban Institute, CNN lists the states losing out under "Obamacare" by not expanding Medicaid (affecting 4.9 million uninsured) and the states where debate on the issue is ongoing (affecting 1.5 million uninsured):
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