CDC: Progress reducing uninsured rate threatens to stall

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2016 file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page is seen on a laptop in Washington. The problem of Americans going without health insurance may be at historically low levels, but continued progress threatens to stall this year, according to a government report released Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. The study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that President Barack Obama’s legacy health care law may be reaching a limit to its effectiveness in a nation politically divided over the government’s role in guaranteeing coverage. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s legacy health care law has reduced the number of Americans going without health insurance to historically low levels, but continued progress threatens to stall this year, according to a new government report.

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