When it comes to adequate healthcare, not all states are created equal, and having good healthcare is certainly important, now more than ever thanks to COVID-19. So, which states offer their residents the best healthcare options?
- Well, WalletHub set out to determine the best and worst states for healthcare in the U.S.
- They judged all 50 states and the District of Columbia on 44 factors in areas of cost, accessibility, and outcome.
- With all that taken into consideration, Massachusetts tops the list as the state with the best healthcare, scoring a 63.47 out of 100 and coming out on top for outcomes and at four for access.
- District of Columbia, which is fourth overall, tops the list for both access and cost.
Top Ten States For Healthcare
- Rhode Island
- District of Columbia
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
- On the flipside, Georgia is the worst state for healthcare, scoring just a 43.76, and coming in dead last for access and in the bottom five for outcomes
Ten Worst States for Healthcare
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
Both Carolinas are in the top ten for the worst. That’s sad 🙁