In 2013, the last full year before the ACA went into effect, 16 percent of Americans reported avoiding care because of financial concerns. In 2015, only 13 said the same thing. (Photo: iStock)

A new study suggests the Affordable Care Act has led to millions of additional Americans being able to afford a visit to the doctor.

Because of the increase in coverage, fewer people are avoiding routine health care to save money, says a report by the Commonwealth Fund. The study is one of several to have reached the same conclusion.

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