Special Report

How Much Your State Spends on Your Health

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50. South Dakota
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,046 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 17.7% — 3rd lowest
> Total state health budget: $925.7 million
> Population 65 and older: 17.4% — 21st highest
> Population with a disability: 12.6% — 21st lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 10.2% — 13th highest

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49. Nebraska
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,203 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 20.9% — 7th lowest
> Total state health budget: $2.3 billion
> Population 65 and older: 16.1% — 15th lowest
> Population with a disability: 12.0% — 17th lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 8.3% — 23rd highest

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48. Georgia
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,262 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 26.0% — 18th lowest
> Total state health budget: $13.4 billion
> Population 65 and older: 14.3% — 4th lowest
> Population with a disability: 12.6% — 21st lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 13.4% — 3rd highest

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47. Nevada
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,272 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 22.5% — 10th lowest
> Total state health budget: $3.9 billion
> Population 65 and older: 16.2% — 17th lowest
> Population with a disability: 12.3% — 19th lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 11.4% — 8th highest

46. Connecticut
> State spending on health in 2018: $1,371 per capita
> Health spending as share of all state spending in 2018: 17.4% — 2nd lowest
> Total state health budget: $4.9 billion
> Population 65 and older: 17.6% — 16th highest
> Population with a disability: 11.9% — 16th lowest
> Adults without health insurance: 5.9% — 11th lowest