PPACA continues to cut into the number of Americans who don't have health insurance.

A new Gallup survey reports the percentage of uninsured Americans fell under 12 percent in the first quarter of 2015. That's the lowest since Gallup began following the trend in 2008.

At its peak, the Gallup surveys showed, the uninsured topped out at 18 percent in 2013. The rate has tumbled since then, cascading from 17.1 percent in 1Q14 to 11.9 percent in 1Q15.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.