Health Matters to Jobs

Health care is one of the largest employers in the state.  In Alabama, expanding access to care would create 30,000 new jobs, ranging from health care to retail to construction. 

These new jobs for Alabama are not just estimates, they are backed up by evidence from other states.  Medicaid expansion has helped create or support jobs across all sectors of the economy in states that have invested in expansion. 

Medicaid expansion supports 31,074 additional jobs in Colorado