N.D. ranks well among states in overall health care


North Dakota ranks in the top half of states when it comes to overall health care.

That’s according to a study by personal finance website, WalletHub, which placed the state at number 21 on the list.

Researchers ranked states in categories such as average monthly insurance premium, infant mortality rate, physicians per capita, heart disease rate and others.

North Dakota ranked high in number of hospital beds per capita (#5) and physician Medicare acceptance rate (#1).

South Dakota ranked 14th on the list while Minnesota came in at the fourth spot.

The state with the best health care overall? Vermont.

You can read the complete study and methodology here.

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