Yet another study demonstrates the dramatic effect the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has had on access to health care.

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the uninsured rate dropped to 9.1 percent last year, a record low. In 2013, the last year before the PPACA was implemented, the rate stood at 14.4 percent. That suggests over 16 million have gained coverage since the landmark law was implemented over two years ago.

The uninsured rate dropped most dramatically for young adults. Over 30 percent of those aged 18 to 24 were uninsured in 2010; by the end of last year the rate had dropped to 14.5 percent, largely due, no doubt, to a provision of the health law that allows parents to keep their kids on their insurance plans until age 26.

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