(08/07/2019)
WalletHub released a report on 2019’s Best and Worst States for Health Care.

West Virginia ranked 40th in the report, which is towards the bottom of the worst states for health care.

According to the report, West Virginia also has the highest heart disease rate in the United States along with diabetes.

The state ranked near last with dental care.

WV has among the highest numbers of available hospital beds.

According to a study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, the U.S. lags behind several other wealthy nations on several measures, such as health coverage, life expectancy and disease burden, which measures longevity and quality of life. In order to determine the best and worst states for health care, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia with over 40 metrics.


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