Iowa named second best state for health care in new study

Iowa was named 2017’s second best state for health care in a new study from personal finance website,

This ranking is the latest in a number of recent reports giving Iowa high marks for health care including:

  • Second highest Medicaid patient satisfaction
  • Fifth best state for overall child well-being
  • Seventh best state for mental health care
  • Outpaced nation in overall well-being at twice the national average

Some of Iowa’s scores are:

  • First in most hospital beds per capita
  • Sixth in percentage of insured adults (18-64)
  • Tenth in percentage of insured children (0-17)
  • Second in lowest infant mortality rate

Click here to read the full study.