Obamacare is already reducing the number of uninsured Americans

For all the talk about people “losing their health care” (which really just meant their plans were cancelled and they would have to switch to a different plan with richer benefits) and all the technical difficulties on the exchanges, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) is already working to reduce the uninsured rate to its lowest level since 2008, according to a report by the Associated Press. This should surprise no one since that was the whole point of the law. The Affordable Care Act is far from perfect, but it does represent real progress.

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