More evidence of plummeting rates of uninsured under the Affordable Care Act

We have been providing reports (go, for instance, here) of evidence that the number of Americans lacking health insurance has been dropping as the Affordable Care Act goes into effect. Here is the latest:

State insurance officials [in Washington state] say fewer than 9 percent of Washington residents still don't have health insurance. That's a significant improvement from numbers before the Affordable Care Act went into effect. The state Office of the Insurance Commissioner counted 970,000 uninsured Washington residents last year. That number is now 600,000 or about 8.65 percent of the state population.

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