Texas, which has owned the distinction of having the largest uninsured population in the country, has earned another dubious honor. It’s now considered among the worst states in the country for health care.
New analysis of the Best & Worst States for Health Care produced by WalletHub ranks Texas No. 41.
Americans spend on average nearly $10,000 per year on personal health care, according to recent estimates from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, cited by WalletHub. That number is expected to grow. But increased costs don’t necessarily equate to better results. Geography is also a factor in the level of care Americans receive.