Thanks, Obamacare! Uninsured Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since 1990’s   1 comment

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Affordable-Care-ActAnother day, another survey showing that the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) is beginning to cure America’s uninsured problem.

The latest numbers come from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which polled more than 27,000 people during the first three months of the year. Forty-one million U.S. residents, or 13.1 percent, were uninsured during the quarter when benefits started to kick in for people who signed up for coverage into private insurance or Medicaid via the Obamacare exchanges or elsewhere.

That’s the lowest number and percentage of uninsured people since the CDC started using this version of its survey in 1997. It’s also down 3.8 million people and 1.3 percentage points from the end of 2013.

The Affordable Care Act’s impact on the uninsured actually is understated by the CDC survey. More than 30 percent of Obamacare’s 8 million private health insurance enrollees signed up in March…

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Posted September 18, 2014 by Matthew in Uncategorized

One response to “Thanks, Obamacare! Uninsured Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since 1990’s

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  1. This is wonderful but not surprising.

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