5 best & 5 worst ranked states for medical quality — Which excel & which flounder?

Written by Megan Wood | March 30, 2016 | Print  |

Where should physicians practice? WalletHub compared all 50 states and Washington, D.C. in its "2016's Best and Worst States for Doctors" report, to offer physicians insight into the pros and cons of practicing in each state.

Here is a snapshot of the report, listing the best states and the worst states for medical quality. The report analyzed states' punitive state medical boards, malpractice award payouts per capita and malpractice liability insurance rates.


Best medical quality


1. Minnesota
2. Wisconsin
3. South Carolina
4. Texas
5. California


Worst medical quality


47. Maine
48. Illinois
49. South Dakota
50. Wyoming
51. New York


Read more report findings, here.


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