The Commonwealth Fund (CMWF) released the 2015 edition of the state health care system scorecard. The latest edition of the state scorecard—the first one in the CMWF’s series to reflect a full year of the Affordable Care Act’s major health insurance expansions—finds that the uninsured rate for working-age adults declined in nearly every state between 2013 and 2014,
Aiming Higher: Results from a Scorecard on State Health System Performance, 2015 Edition, ranks the health care systems of every state and the District of Columbia based on 42 indicators of health care access, quality, costs, and outcomes. Thirty-six of the 42 indicators are used to reveal trends over time. In addition to the scorecard, there is an online interactive map enabling users to view and compare states’ scorecard results. A companion brief, meanwhile, describes state-by-state trends in access to health care.