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Trumpcare When asked whether they would drop coverage in 2019 after the repeal of the individual mandate, 5 percent of survey respondents said they would. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The number of Americans covered by medical insurance is falling, thanks to actions and inaction by the federal government under the Trump administration, but there’s one surprising group that seems to be bucking the trend: young, high-income men.

A report from the Commonwealth Fund on the most recent results of its Affordable Care Act Tracking Survey finds that approximately 4 million fewer people have health care coverage since 2016, with uninsured rates among lower-income adults rising from 20.9 percent in 2016 to 25.7 percent in March of 2018.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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