Health insurance coverage is way up since the Patient Protectionand Affordable Care Act was implemented nearly two years ago. Butthe Obama administration says it is far from done with itsexpansion efforts.

Unfortunately for the Department of Health and Human Services,the first 17.6 million were the easiest.

“Those who are still uninsured are going to be a biggerchallenge,” HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Tuesday in remarks tothe Howard University College of Medicine.

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