Uninsured Rate Historically Low, Survey Shows

The Wall Street Journal (9/7, Radnofsky, Subscription Publication) reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Health Interview Survey found that the number of uninsured people in the US remained historically low in early 2016, with only 8.6% of respondents living without healthcare coverage.

The AP (9/7, Alonso-Zaldivar) reports the uninsured rate “has been cut by nearly half under Obama’s law.” The survey “estimated that 27.3 million people remained uninsured in the first three months of this year, about 21 million fewer than in 2010, when Obama signed the Affordable Care Act.”

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— “Percentage of Uninsured Historically Low,” LOUISE RADNOFSKY, Wall Street Journal, September 7, 2016. [SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED]

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