Special Report

This Is How Much Your State Spends on Your Health

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30. Michigan
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,900 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 24.9% — 13th lowest
> Total state health budget: $19.0 billion
> Population 65 and older: 17.7% — 14th highest
> Population with a disability: 14.3% — 14th highest
> Adults without health insurance: 5.8% — 10th lowest

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29. Virginia
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,944 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 29.4% — 20th highest
> Total state health budget: $16.6 billion
> Population 65 and older: 15.9% — 10th lowest
> Population with a disability: 12.2% — 18th lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 7.9% — 24th lowest

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28. South Carolina
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,966 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 28.9% — 24th highest
> Total state health budget: $10.1 billion
> Population 65 and older: 18.2% — 11th highest
> Population with a disability: 14.2% — 15th highest
> Adults without health insurance: 10.8% — 11th highest

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27. Maine
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,986 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 28.9% — 25th highest
> Total state health budget: $2.7 billion
> Population 65 and older: 21.3% — the highest
> Population with a disability: 16.2% — 5th highest
> Adults without health insurance: 8.0% — 25th highest

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26. Maryland
> State spending on health in 2018: $2,028 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 26.5% — 20th lowest
> Total state health budget: $12.3 billion
> Population 65 and older: 15.9% — 9th lowest
> Population with a disability: 11.2% — 6th lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 6.0% — 12th lowest

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