The percentage of Georgians who don't have health insurance is down, but it remains among the nation’s highest, according to a Gwinnett Daily Post report.
Georgia’s uninsured rate of 13.9 percent in 2015 was the nation’s third-highest, trailing only Texas and Alaska, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Tuesday.
The rate in Georgia fell from 15.8 percent the previous year, the Post reported.
The number of Georgians without health insurance, 1,388,000, was the fourth-highest total in the nation in 2015.
Georgia was tied with Oklahoma with a 13.9 percent uninsured rate last year. Nationally, the percentage of Americans who had no health insurance last year fell to 9.1 percent, the report said. The number of people without health insurance declined...