Health Matters to the Economy

Investing in health care matters to Alabama's economic infrastructure.  Expansion would generate $11.4 billion in new economic activity. 


Health care is a major employer and economic driver in communities large and small.  Hospitals, alone, have a $20 billion annual economic impact in Alabama.

Health care also matters in recruiting business and industry.  Economic development begins with access to local, quality care.

New funding in expansion states has greatly stimulated the economy and generated new state revenue. 

Medicaid​ expansion brings $3.7 billion of economic activity to Louisiana