Special Report

What Your State Spends on Your Health

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30. Michigan
> 2015 state health spending: $1,743 per capita ($17.3 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $6,819 per capita (25th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 16.2% (18th highest)
> Population with a disability: 14.5% (15th highest)
> Population with health insurance: 94.6% (11th highest)

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29. Colorado
> 2015 state health spending: $1,758 per capita ($9.6 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $6,311 per capita (20th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 13.3% (5th lowest)
> Population with a disability: 10.6% (3rd lowest)
> Population with health insurance: 92.5% (23rd highest)

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28. Kansas
> 2015 state health spending: $1,760 per capita ($5.1 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $6,158 per capita (18th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 15.1% (20th lowest)
> Population with a disability: 12.8% (22nd lowest)
> Population with health insurance: 91.3% (21st lowest)

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27. Louisiana
> 2015 state health spending: $1,815 per capita ($8.5 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $6,634 per capita (22nd lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 14.4% (7th lowest)
> Population with a disability: 15.5% (8th highest)
> Population with health insurance: 89.7% (10th lowest)

 

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26. Ohio
> 2015 state health spending: $1,820 per capita ($21.1 billion)
> State government spending, all programs: $6,804 per capita (24th lowest)
> Population 65 and over: 16.3% (16th highest)
> Population with a disability: 14.2% (17th highest)
> Population with health insurance: 94.4% (12th highest)