Twenty percent of US women (18.7 million) ages 19-64 were uninsured in 21, up from 15 percent (12.8 million) in 2, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report on women's health care. An additional 16.7 million women were underinsured in 21, compared with 1.3 million in 23. The report estimates that once fully implemented, the Affordable Care Act will cover nearly all women, reducing the uninsured rate among women from 2 percent to eight percent.
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