Special Report

This Is How Much Your State Spends on Your Health

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15. Vermont
> State spending on health in 2018: $2,430 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 21.3% — 8th lowest
> Total state health budget: $1.5 billion
> Population 65 and older: 20.1% — 4th highest
> Population with a disability: 15.1% — 11th highest
> Adults without health insurance: 4.5% — 4th lowest

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14. Iowa
> State spending on health in 2018: $2,434 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 32.2% — 13th highest
> Total state health budget: $7.7 billion
> Population 65 and older: 17.5% — 17th highest
> Population with a disability: 11.8% — 14th lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 5.0% — 6th lowest

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13. Minnesota
> State spending on health in 2018: $2,436 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 27.7% — 25th lowest
> Total state health budget: $13.8 billion
> Population 65 and older: 16.3% — 18th lowest
> Population with a disability: 10.8% — 5th lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 4.9% — 5th lowest

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12. Arkansas
> State spending on health in 2018: $2,522 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 33.8% — 5th highest
> Total state health budget: $7.6 billion
> Population 65 and older: 17.4% — 22nd highest
> Population with a disability: 17.5% — 3rd highest
> Adults without health insurance: 9.1% — 20th highest

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11. Ohio
> State spending on health in 2018: $2,527 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 33.2% — 9th highest
> Total state health budget: $29.5 billion
> Population 65 and older: 17.5% — 19th highest
> Population with a disability: 14.0% — 16th highest
> Adults without health insurance: 6.6% — 16th lowest

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