Outcome Evidence

  • An estimated 30% of Medicaid enrollees have low health literacy. Compared to privately insured adults, both publicly insured and uninsured adults had lower health literacy skills. source & source
  • A study of the patient education curriculum called “The Other 45” found an increase in self-reported health outcomes and self-management techniques for their chronic conditions. source
  • According to a systematic review from a Robert Wood Johnson program, there is some evidence that interventions designed to address limited health literacy, increase health-related and comprehension and improve adherence to treatment. source

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