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Golden State ranked just outside of Top 20 in annual health survey of states

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How healthy is living in California? The Land of Milk and Honey is ranked 21st in the United Health Foundation’s 2013 comparison of health status across the 50 states.

Why California was ranked #21

Boosting that ranking are factors that include a low prevalence of smoking in the state, low prevalence of physical inactivity and low premature death rates.

For more details see the United Health Foundation’s latest findings on California.

Trust for America’s Health is another source for key California health quality findings.

In addition, 2010’s federal health reform, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), included the creation of a prevention fund to provide more than $16 billion over the next 10 years to invest in effective, proven prevention efforts, like childhood obesity prevention and tobacco cessation, and the site has a report on how it impacts Californiahere.

Get local health results

State snapshot too large? Get county-by-county health rankings for California, from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Population Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin.

More California resources

California state health insurance exchange

California’s exchange

Find out what your state’s health insurance exchange will look like.


$74 million to 1,877,186 families

Insurance companies were forced to return an average of $65 per California family in 2012.


Find out how your member of the California Congressional delegation voted on health care.

CA state government resources

California Department of Health Care Services

Responsible for health care services for…

California Health Care Reform

How the state government will implement provisions of the Affordable Care…

California State Department of Insurance

The California State Department of Insurance deals with issues of individual health insurance in California, as well as other types of…

Consumer Information from the California State Department of Insurance

Health insurance topics and information geared specially for…

Medicare information from California State Department of Aging

State government resources for Californians needing help with Medicare and other government health insurance programs on federal, state and local…

Office of Multicultural Health, California State Department of Health Services

The state agency which tries to reduce inequality in health status, information and resources on multicultural…

CA advocacy resources

California HealthCare Foundation

The foundation is an independent philanthropy committed to improving California’s health care delivery and financing systems and to ensure that all Californians have access to affordable, quality health…

California Nurses Association — is a project of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, and patients and community groups around the…

California One Care

California OneCare is an online organizing network that exists to activate and empower people into a grassroots and netroots movement for universal health care in…

Health Access California

Health Access California is a non-profit organization dedicated to achieving quality, affordable health care for all Californians. For more than 15 years, Health Access has played a significant role in leading the movement for health care reform in…

Health Care for All — California

HCA is a nonprofit grassroots organization working for high quality, universal, single-payer health…

Single Payer Now

Volunteers educating voters since 1994 to talk with their friends, co-workers, and neighbors about health care minus the insurance…

Other CA health insurance links

California Association of Health Plans

The Association promotes affordable health care for California consumers through legislative advocacy, informational communications and collaboration with other…

California health insurance companies

AARP Insured By Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Shield of CA

Celtic Ins. Co.
Health Net
Kaiser Permanente of CA

NOTE: Kaiser Permanente of CA is a non-profit company.

Health insurance for CA individuals

Resources for those individuals seeking health care insurance in California. If you are looking for California Medicare, visit our site for health insurance over 65.