Survey: Number Of Uninsured Americans Hits New Low

A national survey by Gallup-Healthways finds the share of Americans without health insurance has dropped to the lowest level since before President Barack Obama took office.

The Associated Press: Survey: Health Insurance Gains Pick Up
A major new survey finds that a growing percentage of Americans gained health insurance as the initial sign-up season for President Barack Obama’s health care law drew to a close last month. Released Monday, the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index measured the share of adults without health insurance. That shrank from 17.1 percent at the end of last year to 15.6 percent for the first three months of 2014 (4/7). 

Los Angeles Times: Number Of Americans Without Health Insurance Reaches New Low
The share of Americans without health insurance has dropped to the lowest level since before President Obama took office, according to a new national survey that provides more evidence the healthcare law is extending coverage to millions of the previously uninsured. Just 14.7% of adults lacked coverage in the second half of March, down from 18% in the last quarter of 2013, the survey from Gallup found (Levey, 4/7).

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