How does New York compare to the rest of the country when it comes to health care?  

More Americans have access to health care today, but cost and service quality can vary widely from state to state.

Today, the average American spends $10,000 per year on personal health care according to recent studies.

To determine where Americans recieve the best and worst health care in the United States, Wallethub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 35 measures of cost, accessibility and outcome.

New York was ranked 28th in the country for health care.

Hawaii came in at number one, while Louisana was ranked the worst state for health care.

Health Care in New York:

  • 49th - Avg. Monthly Insurance Premium
  • 24th - Hospital Beds per Capita
  • 4th - Physicians per Capita
  • 7th - Dentists per Capita
  • 47th - Physician Medicare-Acceptance Rate
  • 15th - % of Insured Adults Aged 18 to 64
  • 7th -  % of Insured Children Aged 0 to 17
  • 26th - % of At-Risk Adults with No Routine Doctor Visit in Past Two Years
  • 17th - % of Adults with No Dental Visit in Past Year
  • 24th - % of Medical Residents Retained