The 10 most expensive states to see a physician

Alaska is the most expensive state for a standard visit to a physician, with basic office visits costing from $112-$172, according to data from insurance company Sidecar Health's care calculator

In Kansas and South Dakota, the least expensive states, visits cost between $82 and $125.

Sidecar used data from a study published in Health Management Policy and Innovation that analyzed more than 1 billion self-pay claim prices of common procedures compared to insurer-negotiated rates from claims between July 2017 to July 2019. The prices per visit do not include anesthesia, imaging and other fees.

Here are the 10 most expensive states to see a physician, listed with the average cost range associated with a basic physician's visit in each state:

1. Alaska: $112-$172

2. New Jersey: $109-$167

3. Minnesota: $106-$162

4. California: $103-$158

T-5. New York: $103-$157

T-5. Rhode Island: $103-$157

7. Massachusetts: $102-$156

8. Connecticut: $99-$152

T-9. Maryland: $99-$151

T-9. Washington: $99-$151

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