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Study: Virginia ranks 20th in least money spent on health care

Virginians spend an average of $5,455 on health care each year

Source: TheSeniorList
Source: TheSeniorList

According to a new study, Virginia ranks No. 20 in the county for the least money spent on health care each year. 

The study, by The Senior List, found Virginians spend an average of $5,455 on health care each year. The national average is $5,640.

The top three states with the least money spent are:

  • Hawaii: $3,626
  • Arkansas: $4,499
  • Kansas: $4,608
  • The top three states where residents spent the most are:

  • Alaska: $7,469
  • West Virginia: $6,813
  • South Dakota: $6,733
  • The study also found that health care spending has increased by 17 percent since 2013 in the United States.