Status: Target met or exceeded

Target met or exceeded

Most Recent Data:
72.0 percent (2020)

63.0 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

61.4 percent of adults aged 18 years and over reported that they were offered online access to their medical record by a health care provider or insurer in 2017

Increase the proportion of adults offered online access to their medical record

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement


People who can view their medical record online can better track and manage their health care. The 21st Century Cures Act aims to improve access to online medical records in a secure, easy-to-understand way. Strategies to teach health care providers and patients about using online medical records can help people get the information they need to make informed decisions about their health care.