The percentage of U.S. residents lacking health insurance dropped slightly from 15.7% in 2011 to 15.4% in 2012, the Census Bureau reports. Non-citizens were the most likely to be uninsured, followed by Hispanics and adults ages 19 to 34. More than 50% of people lacking insurance will be eligible for Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program or tax credits, HHS said in a separate report.

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