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Texas ranked 38 in nation for best healthcare

Texas (KETK) - Texas ranks 38 out of 50 states and the District of Columbia for best health care systems. 

Health costs are affected by lack of knowledge of medical equipment and types of treatments performed. 

Personal health care costs an average American more than $10,000 per year, according to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services most recent estimates

The U.S. is behind several wealthy nations on health coverage, disease burden and life expectancy, according to studies from the Kaiser family Foundation.  

According to, "The U.S. has improved in giving more healthcare access for people in worse health and healthcare costs growth has slowed somewhat." 

For more information visit Wallethub to compare the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 40 measures of cost. 

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