Indiana health insurance
Hoosier State among 10 unhealthiest states, according to annual report
How healthy is living in Indiana? The state is now rated the 41st healthiest state, according to the 2013 America’s Health Rankings® by the United Health Foundation.
Why Indiana was ranked #41
The Hoosier State’s ranking was hurt by a number of negative factors, including a high prevalence of smoking, high number of residents who have diabetes, and an infant mortality rate that ranks 45th of the states.
For more details see the United Health Foundation’s latest findings on Indiana.
Trust for America’s Health is another source for key Indiana 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 Indiana here.
Get local health results
State snapshot too large? Get county-by-county health rankings for Indiana, from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Population Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin.