As a possible sign the Affordable Care Act is increasing the number of Americans with health insurance coverage, the uninsured rate for the first quarter of 2014 dropped to 15.6%, its lowest level recorded since 2008, a new Gallup poll shows.

The current uninsured rate is likely even lower, given that uninsured rates kept declining throughout the quarter, including in late March, Gallup says.

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