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District of Columbia State Spotlight

The Capital is leading the country in health reform efforts under the ACA. DC was the second jurisdiction in the country to opt for early expansion of its Medicaid program. DC was also one of the first to set up its State-based Marketplace, DC Health Link.
What's the Story on Medicaid Expansion?
  • Current Status: Expanding Medicaid
  • Key Info: The District of Columbia was an early adopter of Medicaid expansion, choosing to take up the ACA option to expand prior to 2014 and establish an eligibility level of 200% FPL for adults rather than 133% FPL. This expansion extends coverage to an additional 23,000 newly eligible residents.
What's the Story on the Health Insurance Marketplace?
Who's Helping Individuals Enroll?
What Coverage is Available?
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