Colorado health insurance
Rocky Mountain State earns Top 10 ranking in survey of state health
How healthy is Colorado? Pretty healthy, as the state again moved into the top 10 – coming in at #8 in the 2013 America’s Health Rankings® by the United Health Foundation.
Why Colorado was ranked #8
Helping the state’s ranking is the fact the state has the lowest obesity rate in the nation, low levels of air pollution and low rate of preventable hospitalizations.
For more details see the United Health Foundation’s latest findings on Colorado.
Trust for America’s Health is another source for key Colorado 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 Coloradohere.
Get local health results
State snapshot too large? Get county-by-county health rankings for Colorado, from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Population Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin.