Virginia ranks 20th in least money spent on healthcare, study says

Virginia ranks 20th in least money spent on healthcare, study says
The study also found that healthcare spending has increased by 17 percent since 2013 in the United States. (Source: TheSeniorList)

(WWBT) - According to a new study, Virginia ranks No. 20 in the country with the least money spent on healthcare each year.

The study, done by TheSeniorList, found Virginians spend an average of $5,455 per year on healthcare, which is below the national average of $5,640.78.

The top three states with the least money spent were as follows:

  • Hawaii - $3,626
  • Arkansas - $4,499
  • Kansas - $4,608

The states that spent the most were as follows:

  • Alaska - $7,469
  • West Virginia - $6,813
  • South Dakota - $6,733

The study also found that healthcare spending has increased by 17 percent since 2013 in the United States.

For a look at the entire study, click here.

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