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Feds say nearly 18 million now insured through Obamacare
USA Today

Nearly 18 million people have gained health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act, but 10.5 million more uninsured could sign up for plans on state and federal exchanges, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Tuesday.

Citing just-released federal data, Burwell said the 17.6 million people who gained coverage included children up to age 26 who were able to stay on their parents plans, the expansion of Medicaid and the availability of the state and federal insurance exchanges.

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