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Insurance Card Medicaid expansion states saw their uninsured rate drop from 15.3 percent to 7 percent, while non-expansion states’ uninsured rate declined from 19.8 percent to 13.7 percent. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A new analysis finds that the percentage of Americans without health insurance dropped from 17 percent to 10 percent between 2013 and 2016. During that time, 18.5 million people gained health care coverage.

Nearly all of the coverage gains were due to the Affordable Care Act, according to the analysis by the Urban Institute.

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