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Study says Nevada has high uninsured rates

Posted at 8:58 AM, Oct 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-05 11:58:01-04
Nevada has one of the highest rates of people without health insurance, according to a study by personal finance website WalletHub.
With a rate of 12.28 percent, Nevada ranks 7th in the nation in terms of uninsured citizens.
However, it used to be worse. Between 2010 and 2015, Nevada's uninsured rate dropped 10.24 percent due to the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion.
The national uninsured rate dropped to a historic low of 8.6 percent this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Massachusetts has the lowest uninsured rate at 2.82 percent, while Texas has the highest rate at 17.10 percent.