Jan 5, 2017
HHS analysis presents pro-Obamacare evidence
A new report by the Department of Health and Human Services looks at the coverage of pre-existing conditions -- one of the most popular parts of Obamacare. It concludes that the uninsured rate for that class fell by 22% between 2010 and 2014. The research estimates that 51% of the non-elderly have pre-existing conditions.
So you know: The study's data for Americans with pre-existing conditions was limited to the end of 2014, the year major ACA market reforms took place.
Thought bubble: The analysis represents a move by the Obama administration to gin up pro-Obamacare research before leaving office.