Colorado Ranked 7th Best State for Health Care, Here’s Why
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted medical care in countless ways, from postponing elective surgeries to moving many visits online.
WalletHub recently released its report on 2020’s Best & Worst States for Health Care.
In order to determine where Americans receive the highest-quality services at the best prices, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 44 key measures of health care cost, accessibility and outcome, according to their website.
WalletHub's data set ranges from "average monthly insurance premium to physicians per capita to share of insured population".
Health Care in Colorado (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
- 8th – Avg. Monthly Insurance Premium
- 12th – Dentists per Capita
- 23rd – % of Insured Adults
- 27th – % of Insured Children
- 26th – % of Adults with No Dental Visit in Past Year
- 15th – % of Medical Residents Retained