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Many More Americans Now Have Health Insurance
The Wall Street Journal

A comprehensive look at U.S. households found the number of Americans without health insurance dropped sharply last year, while economic growth did little to dent poverty rates or raise incomes.

The share of uninsured fell to 10.4% in 2014, the first year in which key provisions of the Affordable Care Act aimed at extending coverage took effect, according to annual Census Bureau figures released Wednesday. The uninsured rate in 2013 was 13.3%.