Texas ranks dead last in percentage of adults with health insurance
AUSTIN, Texas —
Texas has the fewest insured adults in the nation, according to a new report from WalletHub.com.
Of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, Texas comes in at rock bottom, in 51st place, for adults aged 18 to 64 with health insurance.
When it comes to children, the state ranks only marginally better, 49th, above Nevada and Alaska.
For Medicare acceptance by doctors, Texas comes in low as well, 43rd, and even lower in doctors per capita at 45th.
On a more positive note, the state has the 9th-best average monthly insurance premium.
In WalletHub's overall ranking of states with the best health care systems, Texas ranks 38th.
To read the full report, click here.