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While politicians continue to complain about the Affordable Care Act, the number of uninsured Americans continues to decline

The latest Gallup poll shows a continuing decline in the number of uninsured Americans while the federal government reports 4 million people have already enrolled in new health options under the Affordable Care Act.  This reality collides harshly with the continuing effort by conservatives in North Carolina to blame the Affordable Care Act for their self-created problems.

Gallup uninsured poll

Gallup uninsured poll

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  1. Alex

    March 11, 2014 at 9:55 am

    Nothing to get excited about here Adam. The number looks like the same figure we had back in 2009. Survey released yesterday said only 14 % of the total signed up for Obamacare were previously uninsured, and of the remaining portion 50% had never made a premium payment so the numbers are very shaky. Some of the decrease was obviously the free Medicaid expansion which is financed totally by debt, and the large number of folks who slipped on disability and were able to pick up Medicare.Obviously, this program is almost broke, and funding is expected to run out by 2016.

  2. Jim Wiseman

    March 12, 2014 at 10:59 am

    Add to that the 56% of voters who don’t like it either.

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