Issue Brief 13-12
May 3, 2013

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), which produces per capita personal income estimates by state, is going through a periodic comprehensive revision (“benchmarking”) process—adjusting concepts, statistical techniques, and presentations. The resulting new personal income data, to be published late in September 2013, may have a significant impact on some states’ Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAPs) in federal fiscal year (FY) 2015 and beyond.