Medicaid enrollment will increase an averageof 13.2 percent across the country through the end of the 2015fiscal year, according to new analysis, and even more in statesthat expand the program under the Patient Protection and AffordableCare Act.

Kaiser Family Foundation said that the 28 states, including theDistrict of Columbia, implementing the Medicaid expansion expect tosee the largest enrollment and spending growth — an 18 percentincrease in enrollment and an 18.3 percent increase in totalMedicaid spending.

In fiscal year 2014, Medicaid enrollment increased 8.3percent, on average, higher than previous years.

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