Ranking Highlights

2018 RankChange from Baseline
Overall Ranking100
Access and Affordability26+1
Prevention and Treatment17-1
Avoidable Hospital Use and Cost70
Healthy Lives9-5
Medicaid ExpansionYes


Total Population5,447,487318,251,368
Median Household Income$70,531$62,470
Below 200% of Federal Poverty Level (FPL)27%32%
% White Race, Non-Hispanic69%61%
% Black Race, Non-Hispanic4%12%
% Other Race, Non-Hispanic6%9%
% Hispanic Ethnicithy21%18%
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Top Ranked Indicators

  • Admissions for ambulatory care–sensitive conditions, ages 65–74, per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries
  • Adults who are obese
  • Admissions for ambulatory care–sensitive conditions, ages 18–64, per 1,000 employer-insured enrollees

Bottom Ranked Indicators

  • Children who did not receive needed mental health treatment
  • Adults without a usual source of care
  • Children without all components of a medical home

Most Improved Indicators

  • Children ages 0–18 uninsured
  • Home health patients who did not get better at walking or moving around
  • Adults ages 19–64 uninsured

Indicators That Worsened the Most

  • Hospital 30-day mortality
  • Home health patients with a hospital admission
  • Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population

Comparison with the U.S. Average

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