Bucking National Trends, New York’s Uninsured Rate Continues to Decline, Reaching a Historic Low of 4.7 Percent

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 05/15/2019 - 16:13

Under Governor Cuomo's Leadership, New York's Uninsured Rate is now the Lowest Among Large States

ALBANY, N.Y. (May 15, 2019)— NY State of Health, the state's official health plan Marketplace, today announced that New York's uninsured rate has reached the lowest point ever recorded at 4.7 percent in 2018, according to recently released data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Health Interview Survey. Under Governor Cuomo's leadership, the state has reduced the number of uninsured people by 1.2 million since 2010, including nearly one million since the Marketplace opened in 2013.

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