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90% Of Americans Now Have Health Insurance: Does Having Coverage Make You Healthier?
Medical Daily

Thanks to Obamacare, almost 90 percent of Americans have heath insurance now, according to new data released by the federal government Wednesday. The report examined health insurance trends from 2013 until now and found that the number of uninsured people in the U.S. has continuously been decreasing.

The report, released by the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), found that the percentage of uninsured adults aged 18 to 64 decreased from 16.3 percent in 2014 to 13 percent in the first three months of 2015. It also found that the percentage of children under the age of 18 with private coverage increased from 52.6 percent in 2013 to 56.3 percent in 2015. Perhaps most notable was the fact that the greatest decrease in uninsured Americans were among the poorest in the country.