What a Shame Texas Ranks #50 Coming In Dead Last for Healthcare
Texas Has the Worst Healthcare in the Entire Country
According to WalletHub, Texas had the lowest amount of its population insured. Texas has a history of lacking a significant healthcare policy, leaving millions of its residents uninsured.
Texas healthcare sets the bar when it comes to being the worst. Texas has the unfortunate distinction of having the nation's highest uninsured rate — about 18% in 2021, compared to the national average of 8.6% — and its largest uninsured population of roughly 5 million people.
Check out the 5 states with the highest percentage of their population uninsured.
- 46. Alaska
- 47. Florida
- 48. Georgia
- 49. Oklahoma
- 50. Texas
On the opposite end of the list are the states who have the most insured residents as follows:
- 1. Massachusetts
- 2. Hawaii
- 3. Vermont
- 4. Rhode Island
- 5. Minnesota
HOW DOES TEXAS RANK OVERALL AS A STATE?
According to the same survey, Texas is not the best state to live in. It ended up at the bottom end of the list, among some of the worst states.
Coming in as the 37th best state to live in, Texas fell short again. However, many factors went into ranking states. The survey took into consideration the cost of living, job opportunities, quality of education, and safety.
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