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Survey: Fewer having problems affording healthcare
The Hill

The percentage of Americans having trouble paying for healthcare or medicine has fallen to a new low, according to a Gallup survey.

The survey finds that 15.5 percent of the public said that in the last 12 months they have not had enough money to afford needed healthcare.

That is the lowest percentage since Gallup began asking the question in 2008. The percentage had stayed fairly steady, around 19 percent, until 2013, when it began to drop. That drop coincides with the beginning of ObamaCare’s expansion of health insurance coverage, which Gallup points to as a major factor, though not the only one.

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