Special Report

This Is How Much Your State Spends on Your Health

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5. Massachusetts
> State spending on health in 2018: $3,082 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 31.5% — 15th highest
> Total state health budget: $21.2 billion
> Population 65 and older: 17.0% — 25th highest
> Population with a disability: 11.5% — 10th lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 3.0% — the lowest

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4. California
> State spending on health in 2018: $3,109 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 32.7% — 11th highest
> Total state health budget: $122.4 billion
> Population 65 and older: 14.8% — 6th lowest
> Population with a disability: 10.6% — 4th lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 7.7% — 22nd lowest

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3. Alaska
> State spending on health in 2018: $3,150 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 19.2% — 4th lowest
> Total state health budget: $2.3 billion
> Population 65 and older: 12.4% — 2nd lowest
> Population with a disability: 11.7% — 12th lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 12.2% — 7th highest

2. New Mexico
> State spending on health in 2018: $3,405 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 33.3% — 8th highest
> Total state health budget: $7.1 billion
> Population 65 and older: 18.0% — 12th highest
> Population with a disability: 16.0% — 7th highest
> Adults without health insurance: 10.0% — 16th highest

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1. New York
> State spending on health in 2018: $3,698 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 33.7% — 6th highest
> Total state health budget: $71.9 billion
> Population 65 and older: 16.9% — 25th lowest
> Population with a disability: 11.6% — 11th lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 5.2% — 7th lowest