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Is The Uninsured Rate The Lowest Ever?
Kaiser Health News

Almost no one disputes that the implementation of the federal health law has helped Americans who were previously uninsured gain coverage. But exactly how much has the uninsured rate dropped?

A whole lot, says President Barack Obama.

“Nearly one in three uninsured Americans have already been covered — more than 16 million people -– driving our uninsured rate to its lowest level ever,” he told a cheering crowd at the Catholic Health Association’s annual conference earlier this week.

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