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.

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