The national uninsured rate in the U.S. reached an all-time low of 8% in early 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This reflects 5.2 million people gaining coverage since 2020.

The HHS report, which analyzes data from the National Health Interview Survey and American Community Survey, shows the impact of the Biden-Harris Administration's efforts to increase health care access and lower costs for America's families through the American Rescue Plan's enhanced Marketplace subsidies, the continuous enrolment provision in Medicaid, several recent state Medicaid expansions, and substantial enrolment outreach by the Administration in 2021 and 2022.

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