Increase the proportion of persons with prescription drug insurance
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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.
Workgroup: Access to Health Services Workgroup
1. Target has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.
2. Baseline has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.