Affordable Care Act: 34 Million People Will Gain Health Insurance

September 4, 2011 8:21 pm

We have spotted some stats on healthcare before – we spotted this today:

“We have a lot of numbers to estimate how many people will gain health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The Congressional Budget Office estimates it will hover around 34 million, with 24 million purchasing coverage through the new health exchange marketplaces. We think, based on a study published this week and the Massachusetts experience, that the majority of the uninsured plan to comply with health reform’s mandated purchase of health insurance.”

Statistics Source: WashingtonPost

How do we digest this number? simple – that is more than one in ten Americans.

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