Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
89.0 percent (2018)

Target:
92.1 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
89.0 percent of persons under 65 years had medical insurance in 2018

Increase the proportion of persons with medical insurance

Target-Setting Method
Projection

Summary

Without health insurance, people are less likely to have a regular health care provider and more likely to skip routine health care. This puts them at increased risk for serious health problems. Evidence has shown that strategies to reduce financial and other barriers to health insurance access can help increase coverage rates.