Net Gain of 9.3 Million American Adults with Health Insurance Coverage | By Claire Thayer, April 18, 2014

While the big news this week focused on the success of President Obama and the ACA enrolling 8 million Americans for health insurance through the federal marketplace, a new study from RAND estimates that there was actually a net gain of 9.3 million in the number of American adults with health insurance to continue

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