For anyone still holding out that the Affordable Care Act--"Obamacare"--hasn't helped or isn't helping Americans, check this out:
And to save you the time and trouble, here are the facts:
The number of Americans without health insurance hit an all-time high in 2006. Nearly 44 million people (close to 17% of Americans) lacked even the most basic coverage, meaning they'd have to pay full price for any health treatment, from annual checkups to prescription medications.
Today, more Americans have health insurance than ever before.
Since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, an additional 10 million people who would have previously had to pay full price for any health treatment can now afford an annual checkup, eye glasses, or birth control pills.So here's what the number of uninsured looks like now, nationally:
Note that not only are far fewer Americans now uninsured but also, tragically, the most Americans are still uninsured in "red", Republican, Right Wing states.
Some people just refuse to learn. Or let someone help them.
Finally, notice the source is the Business Insider not The Huffington Post or some other Left Wing, Liberal source. Business-friendly, conservative Business Insider.
Could we stop hating on "Obamacare" and this President now?