The Council for Community and Economic Research released its annual Cost of Living Index for 269 urban areas. CEDBR is continuing its analysis of the components of the index by examining the healthcare component of the index. Wichita’s overall Healthcare Index value was 4 percentage points below the national average value of 100. The most expensive area for healthcare was Juneau, AK with an Index value 56.2 percentage points above the national average. The least expensive area was San Juan, PR which was nearly 36 percentage points below the national average. Read the full analysis.
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