Photo: Getty Images

The nation’s uninsured rate has plunged to a new low as more consumers shop in Obamacare’s exchanges, according to the latest Gallup statistics.

The uninsured rate among adults is now 12.9 percent, down from 13.4 percent in the third quarter of 2014 and down significantly from 17.1 percent a year ago, the new poll released Tuesday finds, marking a drop of 5 percent since the individual mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act went into effect.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account?



Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join now!

  • Unlimited access to - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and
  • Exclusive discounts on and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.