Several states are currently considering or introducing legislation in the next few months to address their budget shortfalls that could affect your access to quality health care and pharmacy services. Hover over each state to learn more about pharmacies in those locations. Click on the darker states for the latest information about the campaign there.

Alabama
Number of Pharmacies: 925
Number Employed: 9,890
Estimated Taxes: $64,216,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 20%
Alaska
Number of Pharmacies: 43
Number Employed: 373
Estimated Taxes: $2,271,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 17%
Arizona
Number of Pharmacies: 539
Number Employed: 6,022
Estimated Taxes: $83,298,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 26%
Arkansas
Number of Pharmacies: 452
Number Employed: 4,468
Estimated Taxes: $57,143,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 24%
California
Number of Pharmacies: 4,494
Number Employed: 58,646
Estimated Taxes: $935,030,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 30%
Colorado
Number of Pharmacies: 359
Number Employed: 6,221
Estimated Taxes: $53,210,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 12%
Connecticut
Number of Pharmacies: 467
Number Employed: 8,326
Estimated Taxes: $123,153,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 17%
DC
Number of Pharmacies: 108
Number Employed: 1,915
Estimated Taxes: $23,713,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 23%
Delaware
Number of Pharmacies: 122
Number Employed: 1,485
Estimated Taxes: $9,102,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 28%
Florida
Number of Pharmacies: 2,754
Number Employed: 31,074
Estimated Taxes: $355,108,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 18%
Georgia
Number of Pharmacies: 1,434
Number Employed: 13,415
Estimated Taxes: $136,033,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 19%
Hawaii
Number of Pharmacies: 146
Number Employed: 2,550
Estimated Taxes: $35,571,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 19%
Idaho
Number of Pharmacies: 157
Number Employed: 1,742
Estimated Taxes: $21,234,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 15%
Illinois
Number of Pharmacies: 1,535
Number Employed: 29,241
Estimated Taxes: $339,268,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 21%
Indiana
Number of Pharmacies: 744
Number Employed: 10,442
Estimated Taxes: $128,062,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 18%
Iowa
Number of Pharmacies: 417
Number Employed: 5,319
Estimated Taxes: $62,535,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 17%
Kansas
Number of Pharmacies: 387
Number Employed: 4,540
Estimated Taxes: $55,808,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 13%
Kentucky
Number of Pharmacies: 763
Number Employed: 8,951
Estimated Taxes: $121,314,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 21%
Louisiana
Number of Pharmacies: 800
Number Employed: 9,426
Estimated Taxes: $105,713,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 26%
Maine
Number of Pharmacies: 185
Number Employed: 2,803
Estimated Taxes: $37,270,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 27%
Maryland
Number of Pharmacies: 589
Number Employed: 7,256
Estimated Taxes: $91,015,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 15%
Massachusetts
Number of Pharmacies: 859
Number Employed: 17,066
Estimated Taxes: $252,161,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 23%
Michigan
Number of Pharmacies: 1,836
Number Employed: 21,187
Estimated Taxes: $259,372,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 20%
Minnesota
Number of Pharmacies: 746
Number Employed: 8,325
Estimated Taxes: $106,546,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 17%
Mississippi
Number of Pharmacies: 515
Number Employed: 5,977
Estimated Taxes: $85,719,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 26%
Missouri
Number of Pharmacies: 817
Number Employed: 10,791
Estimated Taxes: $120,611,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 18%
Montana
Number of Pharmacies: 144
Number Employed: 1,470
Estimated Taxes: $8,434,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 12%
Nebraska
Number of Pharmacies: 298
Number Employed: 3,803
Estimated Taxes: $45,300,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 14%
Nevada
Number of Pharmacies: 242
Number Employed: 3,049
Estimated Taxes: $35,786,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 11%
New Hampshire
Number of Pharmacies: 172
Number Employed: 2,782
Estimated Taxes: $18,137,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 12%
New Jersey
Number of Pharmacies: 1,343
Number Employed: 21,062
Estimated Taxes: $313,446,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 12%
New Mexico
Number of Pharmacies: 183
Number Employed: 2,538
Estimated Taxes: $29,908,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 27%
New York
Number of Pharmacies: 3,654
Number Employed: 50,627
Estimated Taxes: $569,951,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 27%
North Carolina
Number of Pharmacies: 1,337
Number Employed: 18,472
Estimated Taxes: $233,926,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 19%
North Dakota
Number of Pharmacies: 154
Number Employed: 1,689
Estimated Taxes: $21,078,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 12%
Ohio
Number of Pharmacies: 1,596
Number Employed: 21,135
Estimated Taxes: $253,579,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 19%
Oklahoma
Number of Pharmacies: 619
Number Employed: 7,518
Estimated Taxes: $93,972,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 22%
Oregon
Number of Pharmacies: 331
Number Employed: 4,379
Estimated Taxes: $25,595,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 15%
Pennsylvania
Number of Pharmacies: 2,048
Number Employed: 26,329
Estimated Taxes: $277,521,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 17%
Rhode Island
Number of Pharmacies: 156
Number Employed: 2,656
Estimated Taxes: $42,754,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 19%
South Carolina
Number of Pharmacies: 788
Number Employed: 8,327
Estimated Taxes: $105,641,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 20%
South Dakota
Number of Pharmacies: 149
Number Employed: 1,542
Estimated Taxes: $12,435,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 16%
Tennessee
Number of Pharmacies: 1,020
Number Employed: 13,613
Estimated Taxes: $211,945,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 24%
Texas
Number of Pharmacies: 2,940
Number Employed: 35,235
Estimated Taxes: $432,400,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 18%
Utah
Number of Pharmacies: 319
Number Employed: 4,078
Estimated Taxes: $50,353,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 11%
Vermont
Number of Pharmacies: 107
Number Employed: 1,673
Estimated Taxes: $18,944,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 29%
Virginia
Number of Pharmacies: 736
Number Employed: 10,267
Estimated Taxes: $108,371,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 12%
Washington
Number of Pharmacies: 698
Number Employed: 11,470
Estimated Taxes: $135,706,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 17%
West Virginia
Number of Pharmacies: 356
Number Employed: 4,200
Estimated Taxes: $76,256,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 23%
Wisconsin
Number of Pharmacies: 844
Number Employed: 10,528
Estimated Taxes: $97,905,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 18%
Wyoming
Number of Pharmacies: 57
Number Employed: 573
Estimated Taxes: $2,252,000
State Pop. on Medicaid: 15%

Report: (“2011-2012 Chain Pharmacy Industry Profile,” National Association Of Chain Drug Stores, 2011)
- For everything but percentage on Medicaid
Website: (Kaiser Family Foundation, www.statehealthfacts.org, Accessed 7/27/12)
- Percentage of population on Medicaid