There were approximately 118,395,000 people in the United States who had “government health insurance” at some time during 2015 and 28,966,000 who were uninsured for the entire year, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The number on government health insurance was up 10,108,000 from 2013, when 108,287,000 people in

the United States had government health insurance, according to the Census Bureau. 2013 was the year before the government health-insurance exchanges opened under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare). Under Obamacare, individuals are mandated to buy health insurance. READ MORE