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New study gives more evidence of Obamacare gains for millions
New study gives more evidence of Obamacare gains for millions

As congressional Republicans move toward another vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act, new evidence was published Wednesday about the dramatic expansion of insurance coverage made possible by the law. Nearly 17 million more people in the U.S. have gained health insurance since the law's major coverage expansion began, according to a study from the Rand Corp., a Santa Monica nonprofit research firm. That tally takes into account 22.8 million newly insured people and 5.9 million who lost coverage in the last year and a half. Researchers found gains across all types of insurance, including employer-provided coverage, government Medicaid programs and policies offered through state...

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