Births covered by Medicaid is a count of births with Medicaid as a payment source for labor and delivery services. It may be expressed as a percentage of births.
This measure is an indicator of access to jobs, health insurance, and economic independence.
In 2020, in Alachua County, the percent of total births that were Births Covered by Medicaid (All) was 44.1 compared to Florida at 46.8. Since the oldest age of the mother at birth varies, an ending age of 999 is used to retrieve all records up to and including the oldest age.
Alachua County is in the first quartile for this measure. This means that relative to other counties in Florida, the situation occurs more often in about three quarters of the counties. The map illustrates county data by quartile. It is shown when there are at least 51 counties with data for this measure.Links: Healthy People 2030|More Health Resources
Births Covered by Medicaid, Percent of Total births, 2020
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Births Covered by Medicaid, Single Year