Problems in the commercial health insurance market may be overwhelming the ability of the Affordable Care Act premium tax credit program to help middle-income people stay covered.

Analysts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have published data on middle-income U.S. residents' declining use of private major medical insurance, and rising uninsurance rates, in a new batch of National Health Interview Survey data. 

The report covers survey results collected during the first half of 2017. A copy of the full report is available here.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.