New York

Ranking Highlights

2020 RankChange from Baseline
Overall Ranking10+10
Access and Affordability9+9
Prevention and Treatment37-5
Avoidable Hospital Use and Cost28+15
Healthy Lives8-1
Medicaid Expansion (as of Jan. 2018)Yes


New YorkAverage
Total Population19,306,667322,324,172
Median Household Income$75,982$67,877
Below 200% of Federal Poverty Level (FPL)30%30%
% White Race, Non-Hispanic55%60%
% Black Race, Non-Hispanic14%12%
% Other Race, Non-Hispanic11%9%
% Hispanic Ethnicity19%18%
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Top Ranked Indicators

  • Suicide deaths
  • High out-of-pocket medical spending
  • Uninsured children

Bottom Ranked Indicators

  • Children without a medical home
  • Adults without all recommended vaccines
  • Hospitals with lower-than-average patient experience ratings

Most Improved Indicators

  • Hospital 30-day readmission rate ages 18–64
  • Diabetic adults without an annual hemoglobin A1c test
  • Potentially avoidable emergency department visits ages 18–64

Indicators That Worsened the Most

  • Preventable hospitalizations ages 18–64
  • Children without a medical home
  • Adults without all recommended vaccines

Comparison with the U.S. Average

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Estimated Gains New York Could Expect if Performance Improves to Match Top States

Top State in the U.S.Top State in the Mid-Atlantic regionGains for New York
518,544475,492more adults and children would be insured
610,198457,648fewer adults would skip needed care because of its cost
448,449269,070more adults would receive age- and gender-appropriate cancer screenings
49,93436,618more children (ages 19–35 months) would receive all recommended vaccines
159,12413,362fewer employer-insured adults and elderly Medicare beneficiaries would seek care in emergency departments for nonemergent or primary-care-treatable conditions
4,005797fewer 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 ( Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic, New England, Plains, Rocky Mountains, Southeast, Southwest, West). Benchmark states have an estimated impact of zero (0).