WalletHub's ranking of best and worst states for health care

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New York isn't the best state with health care, but it also isn't the worst either. That's according to a recent report from WalletHub ranking "2017's Best & Worst States for Health Care." Hawaii ranked best overall and Louisiana came in last on the list. New York was right in the middle at No. 28.

WalletHub analysts evaluated the states' health care on cost, access, and outcomes on 35 relevant metrics on a 100-point scale. Each state's weighted average across all metrics was calculated to find the total score and those results were used to determine the order of the ranks, according to the site.

1) Hawaii

Total Score: 67.36 'Cost' Rank: 3 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 67.36
'Cost' Rank: 3
'Access' Rank: 42
'Outcomes' Rank: 1

2) Iowa

Total Score: 66.62 'Cost' Rank: 2 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 66.62
'Cost' Rank: 2
'Access' Rank: 19
'Outcomes' Rank: 13

2) Minnesota

Total Score: 66.62 'Cost' Rank: 5 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP / Ann Heisenfelt)

Total Score: 66.62
'Cost' Rank: 5
'Access' Rank: 11
'Outcomes' Rank: 8

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4) New Hampshire

Total Score: 65.54 'Cost' Rank: 16 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 65.54
'Cost' Rank: 16
'Access' Rank: 4
'Outcomes' Rank: 7

5) District of Columbia

Total Score: 65.47 'Cost' Rank: 1 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 65.47
'Cost' Rank: 1
'Access' Rank: 6
'Outcomes' Rank: 37

6) Connecticut

Total Score: 64.84 'Cost' Rank: 30 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 64.84
'Cost' Rank: 30
'Access' Rank: 2
'Outcomes' Rank: 5

7) South Dakota

Total Score: 63.89 'Cost' Rank: 7 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 63.89
'Cost' Rank: 7
'Access' Rank: 5
'Outcomes' Rank: 24

8) Vermont

Total Score: 63.87 'Cost' Rank: 20 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 63.87
'Cost' Rank: 20
'Access' Rank: 18
'Outcomes' Rank: 3

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9) Massachusetts

Total Score: 63.36 'Cost' Rank: 41 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 63.36
'Cost' Rank: 41
'Access' Rank: 3
'Outcomes' Rank: 2

10) Rhode Island

Total Score: 63.23 'Cost' Rank: 15 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 63.23
'Cost' Rank: 15
'Access' Rank: 13
'Outcomes' Rank: 10

11) Maryland

Total Score: 63.05 'Cost' Rank: 4 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 63.05
'Cost' Rank: 4
'Access' Rank: 22
'Outcomes' Rank: 23

12) Kansas

Total Score: 62.66 'Cost' Rank: 6 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP / Charlie Riedel)

Total Score: 62.66
'Cost' Rank: 6
'Access' Rank: 15
'Outcomes' Rank: 21

13) Colorado

Total Score: 62.62 'Cost' Rank: 23 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 62.62
'Cost' Rank: 23
'Access' Rank: 20
'Outcomes' Rank: 4

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14) Maine

Total Score: 62.20 'Cost' Rank: 17 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 62.20
'Cost' Rank: 17
'Access' Rank: 1
'Outcomes' Rank: 26

15) Utah

Total Score: 62.62 'Cost' Rank: 23 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 62.62
'Cost' Rank: 23
'Access' Rank: 20
'Outcomes' Rank: 4

16) North Dakota

Total Score: 61.05 'Cost' Rank: 12 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 61.05
'Cost' Rank: 12
'Access' Rank: 21
'Outcomes' Rank: 18

17) Nebraska

Total Score: 60.35 'Cost' Rank: 21 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 60.35
'Cost' Rank: 21
'Access' Rank: 10
'Outcomes' Rank: 19

18) Pennsylvania

Total Score: 59.93 'Cost' Rank: 14 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 59.93
'Cost' Rank: 14
'Access' Rank: 8
'Outcomes' Rank: 31

19) Illinois

Total Score: 58.51 'Cost' Rank: 10 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 58.51
'Cost' Rank: 10
'Access' Rank: 24
'Outcomes' Rank: 29

20) Virginia

Total Score: 58.18 'Cost' Rank: 18 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP / J. Scott Applewhite)

Total Score: 58.18
'Cost' Rank: 18
'Access' Rank: 30
'Outcomes' Rank: 20

21) Wisconsin

Total Score: 57.80 'Cost' Rank: 25 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 57.80
'Cost' Rank: 25
'Access' Rank: 16
'Outcomes' Rank: 22

22) Ohio

Total Score: 57.57 'Cost' Rank: 9 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP / Al Behrman)

Total Score: 57.57
'Cost' Rank: 9
'Access' Rank: 14
'Outcomes' Rank: 38

23) Delaware

Total Score: 56.55 'Cost' Rank: 8 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: Newsday / Martin Hollander)

Total Score: 56.55
'Cost' Rank: 8
'Access' Rank: 25
'Outcomes' Rank: 40

24) New Jersey

Total Score: 56.43 'Cost' Rank: 29 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 56.43
'Cost' Rank: 29
'Access' Rank: 39
'Outcomes' Rank: 12

25) California

Total Score: 56.14 'Cost' Rank: 22 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 56.14
'Cost' Rank: 22
'Access' Rank: 48
'Outcomes' Rank: 9

26) Washington

Total Score: 55.89 'Cost' Rank: 31 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 55.89
'Cost' Rank: 31
'Access' Rank: 41
'Outcomes' Rank: 11

27) Michigan

Total Score: 55.82 'Cost' Rank: 19 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 55.82
'Cost' Rank: 19
'Access' Rank: 12
'Outcomes' Rank: 39

28) New York

Total Score: 54.34 'Cost' Rank: 46 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas)

Total Score: 54.34
'Cost' Rank: 46
'Access' Rank: 9
'Outcomes' Rank: 25

29) New Mexico

Total Score: 53.83 'Cost' Rank: 34 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 53.83
'Cost' Rank: 34
'Access' Rank: 28
'Outcomes' Rank: 27

30) Indiana

Total Score: 53.57 'Cost' Rank: 26 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 53.57
'Cost' Rank: 26
'Access' Rank: 27
'Outcomes' Rank: 34

31) Wyoming

Total Score: 53.56 'Cost' Rank: 39 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 53.56
'Cost' Rank: 39
'Access' Rank: 36
'Outcomes' Rank: 17

32) Arizona

Total Score: 53.52 'Cost' Rank: 33 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 53.52
'Cost' Rank: 33
'Access' Rank: 46
'Outcomes' Rank: 16

33) Idaho

Total Score: 53.25 'Cost' Rank: 36 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 53.25
'Cost' Rank: 36
'Access' Rank: 47
'Outcomes' Rank: 14

34) Oregon

Total Score: 52.88 'Cost' Rank: 37 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 52.88
'Cost' Rank: 37
'Access' Rank: 45
'Outcomes' Rank: 15

35) Montana

Total Score: 52.01 'Cost' Rank: 35 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 52.01
'Cost' Rank: 35
'Access' Rank: 32
'Outcomes' Rank: 32

36) Kentucky

Total Score: 51.81 'Cost' Rank: 11 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 51.81
'Cost' Rank: 11
'Access' Rank: 17
'Outcomes' Rank: 47

37) Missouri

Total Score: 51.59 'Cost' Rank: 24 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP / Charlie Riedel)

Total Score: 51.59
'Cost' Rank: 24
'Access' Rank: 23
'Outcomes' Rank: 41

38) West Virginia

Total Score: 49.47 'Cost' Rank: 27 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 49.47
'Cost' Rank: 27
'Access' Rank: 7
'Outcomes' Rank: 48

39) Oklahoma

Total Score: 48.06 'Cost' Rank: 28 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP / Sue Ogrocki)

Total Score: 48.06
'Cost' Rank: 28
'Access' Rank: 29
'Outcomes' Rank: 46

40) Tennessee

Total Score: 47.85 'Cost' Rank: 40 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 47.85
'Cost' Rank: 40
'Access' Rank: 26
'Outcomes' Rank: 44

41) Texas

Total Score: 47.11 'Cost' Rank: 44 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: Getty Images / Mike Ehrmann)

Total Score: 47.11
'Cost' Rank: 44
'Access' Rank: 51
'Outcomes' Rank: 30

42) Nevada

Total Score: 46.24 'Cost' Rank: 47 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 46.24
'Cost' Rank: 47
'Access' Rank: 50
'Outcomes' Rank: 28

43) Florida

Total Score: 46.07 'Cost' Rank: 48 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 46.07
'Cost' Rank: 48
'Access' Rank: 40
'Outcomes' Rank: 35

44) Alabama

Total Score: 45.45 'Cost' Rank: 32 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 45.45
'Cost' Rank: 32
'Access' Rank: 43
'Outcomes' Rank: 45

45) South Carolina

Total Score: 45.01 'Cost' Rank: 45 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 45.01
'Cost' Rank: 45
'Access' Rank: 37
'Outcomes' Rank: 42

46) Georgia

Total Score: 44.89 'Cost' Rank: 38 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 44.89
'Cost' Rank: 38
'Access' Rank: 49
'Outcomes' Rank: 43

47) North Carolina

Total Score: 44.45 'Cost' Rank: 50 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 44.45
'Cost' Rank: 50
'Access' Rank: 44
'Outcomes' Rank: 36

48) Arkansas

Total Score: 42.82 'Cost' Rank: 42 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 42.82
'Cost' Rank: 42
'Access' Rank: 34
'Outcomes' Rank: 49

49) Alaska

Total Score: 40.64 'Cost' Rank: 51 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 40.64
'Cost' Rank: 51
'Access' Rank: 38
'Outcomes' Rank: 33

50) Mississippi

Total Score: 40.54 'Cost' Rank: 43 'Access' Rank:
(Credit: AP)

Total Score: 40.54
'Cost' Rank: 43
'Access' Rank: 31
'Outcomes' Rank: 51

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