Table 1

Year in which mandates on diabetes took effect in the states included in the study

Year Mandated Coverage Took Effect



Arkansas, Nevada, Tennessee,


Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Texas, Vermont,


Arizona, Iowa, Pensylvania, Virginia

Not having mandates as of the end of 2000

Alabama, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Wyoming

Alabama, Idaho, North Dakota, and Ohio had not passed mandates as of 2009

In these states, the laws became effective later than August of the year, so in the analysis, the effective year was coded as the following year

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