Best & Worst States for Health Care

Approximately 92% of the US population was estimated to have health care insurance coverage in 2018, leaving 8.5% (or 27.5 milion people) of the population uninsured. Though the uninsured rate of 8.5% is a decrease from 16% in 2010, health care conditions can vary state-to-state. To determine where Americans receive the best and worst health care, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 3 dimensions: cost, access, and outcomes. Each dimension was evaluated using several relevant metrics, which ranged from percentage of insured adults to hospital beds per capita to cardiovascular disease rate. In the slides below, find which states ranked highest and lowest across each metric.