Ranking Highlights

2018 RankChange from Baseline
Overall Ranking44-2
Access and Affordability51-1
Prevention and Treatment46-1
Avoidable Hospital Use and Cost39+2
Healthy Lives24+5
Medicaid ExpansionNo


Total Population27,398,260318,251,368
Median Household Income$60,455$62,470
Below 200% of Federal Poverty Level (FPL)36%32%
% White Race, Non-Hispanic43%61%
% Black Race, Non-Hispanic12%12%
% Other Race, Non-Hispanic7%9%
% Hispanic Ethnicithy39%18%
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Top Ranked Indicators

  • Adults with any mental illness reporting unmet need
  • Adults who have lost six or more teeth
  • Adults who smoke

Bottom Ranked Indicators

  • Adults ages 19–64 uninsured
  • Children without all components of a medical home
  • Adults who went without care because of cost

Most Improved Indicators

  • Nursing home residents with an antipsychotic medication
  • 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
  • Adults without all age- and gender-appropriate cancer screenings

Comparison with the U.S. Average

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