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The Health 202: Millions of Americans aren't getting health insurance, even though they're eligible for free or affordable plans; Some blame the Trump administration for the drop-off in insured rates.

Sep 11, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs


Nearly 28 million Americans lack health insurance despite this fact: About half of them are eligible for either free coverage or government help in buying it.

That's both a discouraging and heartening reality behind new census data showing the country's pool of uninsured people grew significantly for the first time since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act almost a decade ago. In most states, programs are in place for people w...