Uninsured Rate Holds Steady at 13.4%
Posted at 7:08 a.m. on June 6
Gallup: “The uninsured rate for U.S. adults appears to be leveling off since the open enrollment period for buying health insurance coverage through the marketplace ended in mid-April. The uninsured rate so far in the second quarter of 2014 is 13.4%, with the rate in April and May as individual months also averaging 13.4%, respectively.”
The sharpest declines since the fourth quarter of 2013 have been among blacks (from 17.6% to 14.7%) and Hispanics (from 37% to 33.1%).