Status: Baseline only

Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
61.1 percent (2018)

70.6 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

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

Increase the proportion of persons with prescription drug insurance

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement


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.