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17 million gain coverage under Obamacare
CBS News

As a result of the landmark health-reform law known as the Affordable Care Act, nearly 17 million previously uninsured Americans now have health coverage, a new analysis reveals.

The Rand Corporation’s 2013-2015 report said increases were observed across all types of insurance, from employer-provided health plans to Medicaid.

“The Affordable Care Act has really changed the number of people who have access to health insurance,” said lead author Katherine Carman, an economist at Rand Corp.