Wallethub: 10 best, worst cities for people with disabilities to seek healthcare

Lewiston, Maine is the best city for people with disabilities seeking quality medical care, according to a study from the personal finance website WalletHub.

For the study, WalletHub compared 182 cities assessing their economies, quality of life and healthcare.

Researchers examined the healthcare dimension using 10 metrics, including cost of physician visits, average per person health insurance premium, hospitals per capita and quality of public hospital systems. Each metric was graded on a 100-point scale, with 100 representing the most favorable conditions for people with disabilities.

The 10 best cities for people with disabilities seeking quality medical care, according to the study:

1. Lewiston, Maine

2. St. Paul, Minn.

3. Minneapolis

4. Las Cruces, N.M.

5. Boise, Idaho

6. Milwaukee

7. Overland Park, Kan.

8. Sioux Falls, S.D.

9. Nampa, Idaho

10. Jackson, Miss.

The 10 worst cities for people with disabilities seeking quality medical care

1. Juneau, Alaska

2. Bakersfield, Calif.

3. Providence, R.I.

4. Mobile, Ala.

5. Honolulu

6. Winston-Salem, N.C.

7. Huntsville, Ala.

8. Anchorage, Alaska

9. Gulfport, Miss.

10. Modesto, Calif.

Read more about the study here.

 

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