The National Uninsured Rate Has Hit a Record Low

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the U.S. uninsured rate hit a record low of  8% in the first quarter of 2022. About 5.2 million individuals have gained coverage since 2020, with individuals making below 100% of the federal poverty level (FPL) and between 200 – 400% FPL seeing the biggest increase in coverage. The report cites enhanced Exchange subsidies and continuous enrollment during the public health emergency as contributors to the low rate. Read More.