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Latest Commonwealth Fund health scorecard finds KY in bottom fifth of states again, but improving

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Kentucky’s ranking among the states rose from 46th to 42nd in the latest Commonwealth Fund Scorecard on State Health System Performance, partly because it had fewer adults who lack health insurance or went without health care because of cost. The scorecard evaluates states on more than 40 indicators in five areas: care access and affordability; prevention...