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Minnesota is 2020’s 2nd Best State for Healthcare, But three other nearby states aren’t far behind

Aug 26, 2020 07:00AM ● By MED Magazine

2020's Best & Worst States for Health Care

In order to determine where Americans receive the highest-quality services at the best prices, the personal-finance website WalletHub recently released its report on 2020’s Best & Worst States for Health Care.

WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 44 key measures of healthcare cost, accessibility, and outcome. The data set ranges from average monthly insurance premium to physicians per capita to share of insured population. 

Minnesota ranked second only to Massachusetts on the list. North Dakota came in 5th, Iowa 8th, and South Dakota 10th. 

Health Care in South Dakota (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 8th – Hospital Beds per Capita

  • 5th – Physician Medicare-Acceptance Rate

  • 28th – % of At-Risk Adults with No Routine Doctor Visit in Past Two Years

  • 20th – % of Adults with No Dental Visit in Past Year

  • 21st – % of Medical Residents Retained

For the full report: