(LISTEN, Physician SPOTLIGHT) “I can do more in one house call than I could ever do sitting in a box at a clinic, being told I have to see patients every 10 minutes.” ~Dr. E.B.
By Jeanne Croteau, Contributor, ForbesLife
People want access to quality, affordable healthcare. That’s why the average American spends more than $10,000 each year on health-related expenses. Yet, while we’ve seen improvements since implementing the Affordable Care Act, the United States is still lagging behind other wealthy nations in key areas such as life expectancy, quality of life and insurance coverage.
On top of that, where you live in the country will greatly impact the service you’ll get from a healthcare provider. A recent study by WalletHub measured cost, accessibility and outcomes such as infant mortality and heart disease rates to determine which states are providing the best and worst healthcare to residents. Here’s what they discovered.
Top 5 Best States for Healthcare in 2019