CT middle of the pack for doctors

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Connecticut ranks 29th in a new analysis on the Best and Worst States for Doctors by Wallet Hub. Physicians are seventeen of the twenty highest paid US workers. Connecticut tied for 45th worst for the highest malpractice award payouts. We rank 15th in our Medical Environment, which includes the quality and safety of hospital care, physician burnout rates, and malpractice awards and insurance rates. Unfortunately, we rank 34th in Opportunity and Competition, which includes physician wages, cost of living, elderly population, levels of insurance coverage, and physician shortages.