Reduce the proportion of people who can't get medical care when they need it
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Delaying medical care can negatively impact health and increase the cost of care. People who can’t get the care they need may have more preventable complications, hospitalizations, emotional stress, and higher costs. Strategies to increase insurance coverage rates and improve health information technology may help reduce delays in care.
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.