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Key U.S. healthcare woes to watch, as government grapples with solutions
Silicon Valley Business Journal

Since its inception, the Affordable Care Act has already succeeded in providing insurance for millions of previously uninsured or underinsured Americans. Despite all the partisan rancor over whether the Affordable Care Act is the right approach to fixing problems with the U.S. health insurance system, it hasn’t had much of a direct effect on most Americans. That’s because most people are insured through employer-sponsored large group plans, Medicaid or Medicare — the three sources of health insurance least affected by the act’s insurance provisions, according to the American Institute for Economic Research.