Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline

Increase the proportion of persons with prescription drug insurance

Baseline: 61.1 percent of persons under 65 years had prescription drug insurance in 2018

Target: 70.6 percent

Target Setting Method
Percentage point improvement

Summary

People without prescription drug insurance may not be able to afford the medicines they need. They’re also more likely to skip or reduce doses — or to use alternative therapies to try to save money. Strategies to reduce financial and other barriers to prescription drug insurance access may help increase coverage rates.