Iowa named second best state for health care

Date: 
August 07, 2017

Iowa was named 2017’s second best state for health care in a new study from personal finance website, WalletHub.com.

This ranking is the latest in a number of recent reports giving Iowa high marks for health care including:

In order to determine where Americans receive the highest-quality services at the best prices, WalletHub analysts compared all 50 states and Washington, D.C. across 35 measures of cost, accessibility and outcome.

Some of Iowa’s scores are:

  • 1st – most hospital beds per capita
  • 6th – percentage of insured adults (18-64)
  • 10th – percentage of insured children (0-17)
  • 2nd – lowest infant mortality rate

Click here to read the full study.