January 2, 2024

Why it's important to look beyond the headline

Iowa's Governor Kim Reynolds is bragging that Iowa has been ranked second in the nation for having the best health care system. Oh, that it were so.

The source: WalletHub. (What?) That head-shaker aside, when you look at WalletHub's methodology, you see it includes the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services data on Health Professional Shortages Areas (HPSAs).

So here's a look at WalletHub's methodology:

The real story behind the press release of January 2, 2024