Status: Baseline only
Increase the proportion of persons with medical insurance
Baseline: 89.0 percent of persons under 65 years had medical insurance in 2018
Target: 92.1 percent
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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.
Workgroup: Access to Health Services Workgroup