Ranking Highlights

2018 RankChange from Baseline
Overall Ranking24-4
Access and Affordability15-8
Prevention and Treatment12-2
Avoidable Hospital Use and Cost33-1
Healthy Lives34+4
Medicaid ExpansionYes


Total Population12,579,943318,251,368
Median Household Income$64,214$62,470
Below 200% of Federal Poverty Level (FPL)29%32%
% White Race, Non-Hispanic77%61%
% Black Race, Non-Hispanic10%12%
% Other Race, Non-Hispanic6%9%
% Hispanic Ethnicithy7%18%
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Top Ranked Indicators

  • Employee health insurance contributions as a share of median income
  • Adults without a usual source of care
  • Children without both a medical and dental preventive care visit in the past year

Bottom Ranked Indicators

  • Deaths from suicide, alcohol, and drug use per 100,000 population
  • Total Medicare (Parts A & B) reimbursements per enrollee
  • Home health patients with a hospital admission

Most Improved Indicators

  • Home health patients who did not get better at walking or moving around
  • Adults ages 19–64 uninsured
  • Adults without all age-appropriate recommended vaccines

Indicators That Worsened the Most

  • Deaths from suicide, alcohol, and drug use per 100,000 population
  • Hospital 30-day mortality
  • Adults without a dental visit in past year

Comparison with the U.S. Average

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