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UCLA Study Shows Why One of the Biggest Obamacare Fears May Not Come To Pass
California Healthline

Something like 10 million Americans — give or take a few million — havegained health coveragethanks to the Affordable Care Act. And here’s one way to put that in perspective: In just six months between late 2013 and early 2014, the nation’s persistently high uninsured rate fell by a staggering 25%.

So does this mean that the nation’s already busy emergency departments are about to bust at the seams, as some Obamacare critics suggest? That states still nixing the Medicaid expansion are right to worry it would overcrowd their hospitals? Not necessarily, says UCLA’s Gerald Kominski.

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