Utah ranks 2nd for health care return on investment
By Sheena McFarland
| The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Jul 30 2014 09:39 am • Last Updated Jul 31 2014 09:26 am
Utah has the second-highest return on investment for its health care, according to a new study by Wallet Hub.
The financial-analysis company looked at three main metrics when determining its findings: America’s Health Ranking Annual Report, death rates and average individual health insurance premiums.
Utah bucked the trend of blue states providing a better return on investment than red states on average. Red states ranked an average of 27.42 while blue states averaged a 20.35 ranking.
The ranking was determined by dividing the quality of health care by the cost of health care.
To read the full report, click here.
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