The percentage of Americans without health insurance continues to drop as more people sign up for plans set up by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to a new report.

The most recent federal data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics shows 7 million fewer Americans without insurance since the PPACA's implementation in January 2014. The data shows an uninsured rate of 13 percent in the first three months of 2015, a drop from 16.3 percent a year before. 

While the largest group of new enrollees signed up for their plans at the beginning of 2014, millions more have continued to sign up since. The number of adults enrolled in the federal or state insurance exchanges increased from 6.7 million during the last three months of 2014 to 9.7 million during the first three months of 2015. 

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