Study Reveals Georgia Ranks 44th in Nation in Child Healthcare
A recent study to determine which states receive the highest-quality child healthcare services at the best prices was recently conducted by personal-finance website WalletHub. The study found that Georgia is the eighth-worst state in the nation when it comes to healthcare for children. The District of Columbia was also included in the study, making the rankings 1-51.
The group used 33 “key indicators” to come up with their rankings, including cost, quality, and access to children’s healthcare.
Georgia was 42nd in the rankings for Kids & Access to Health Care Rank, 38th in Kids Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity, and 7th in Kids Oral Health.
The eight states ranked below Georgia (45-51) are Arkansas, Wyoming, Texas, Indiana, Alaska, Oklahoma, and Mississippi.
The study ranked the top-five best states for child healthcare as Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, District of Columbia, and Connecticut.