The 5 best & 5 worst states for healthcare

WalletHub analysts examined which states offered the best and worst healthcare, in terms of treatment and cost.

They compared the 50 states and District of Columbia in terms of healthcare costs, access and outcomes. Within these three segments, the analysts used 29 metrics. These metrics included topics such as the cost of a medical visit; the number of hospital beds per capita; and the infant mortality rate.

Here are the five states with the best healthcare:

1. Minnesota

2. Maryland

3. South Dakota

4. Iowa

5. Utah

Here are the five states with the worst healthcare:

1. Alaska

2. Louisiana

3. Mississippi

4. Nevada

5. Arkansas

View the full report here.

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