Ranking Highlights

2020 RankChange from Baseline
Overall Ranking27+4
Access and Affordability11+3
Prevention and Treatment13+2
Avoidable Hospital Use and Cost39+1
Healthy Lives37-2
Medicaid Expansion (as of Jan. 2018)Yes


Total Population9,888,446322,324,172
Median Household Income$62,812$67,877
Below 200% of Federal Poverty Level (FPL)31%30%
% White Race, Non-Hispanic75%60%
% Black Race, Non-Hispanic14%12%
% Other Race, Non-Hispanic6%9%
% Hispanic Ethnicity5%18%
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Top Ranked Indicators

  • Employee insurance costs as a share of median income
  • Adults without a usual source of care
  • Uninsured children

Bottom Ranked Indicators

  • Hospital 30-day readmission rate ages 18–64
  • Potentially avoidable emergency department visits age 65 and older
  • Hospital 30-day readmission rate age 65 and older

Most Improved Indicators

  • Diabetic adults without an annual hemoglobin A1c test
  • Home health patients without improved mobility
  • Children who are overweight or obese

Indicators That Worsened the Most

  • Hospital 30-day mortality
  • Children who did not receive needed mental health care
  • Preventable hospitalizations ages 18–64

Comparison with the U.S. Average

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Estimated Gains Michigan Could Expect if Performance Improves to Match Top States

Top State in the U.S.Top State in the Great Lakes regionGains for Michigan
282,6810more adults and children would be insured
386,539154,616fewer adults would skip needed care because of its cost
183,0730more adults would receive age- and gender-appropriate cancer screenings
21,22713,063more children (ages 19–35 months) would receive all recommended vaccines
453,144108,379fewer employer-insured adults and elderly Medicare beneficiaries would seek care in emergency departments for nonemergent or primary-care-treatable conditions
3,5082,153fewer premature deaths (before age 75) would occur from causes that are potentially treatable or preventable with timely and appropriate care

Estimated impact if this state’s performance improved to the rate of two benchmark levels — a national benchmark set at the level of the best-performing state and a regional benchmark set at the level of the top-performing state in region (www.bea.gov: Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic, New England, Plains, Rocky Mountains, Southeast, Southwest, West). Benchmark states have an estimated impact of zero (0).