Status: Target met or exceeded
Reduce the proportion of people who can't get prescription medicines when they need them
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Prescription medicines are critical for managing many common diseases and disorders. When people can’t get the medicines they need, treatable conditions may get worse. Evidence shows that the most effective approaches for reducing delays and difficulty in getting prescription medicines involve addressing financial barriers and increasing insurance coverage.
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.