Here's where medical boards are the harshest & most lax — 10 state rankings

Maine has the least punitive state medical boards, according to a new WalletHub ranking.

WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across two dimensions: "opportunity and competition” and "medical environment." The rankings were based on analysis of 18 metrics, which were each graded on a 100-point scale.

Five states with the least punitive medical boards:

1. Maine
2. Washington, D.C.
3. Massachusetts
4. Connecticut
5. Hawaii

Five states with the most punitive medical boards:

47. Nevada (tie)
47. Ohio (tie)
49. Wyoming
50. Kentucky
51. Delaware

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