Poll: Almost Quarter Of Uninsured Say They Can’t Afford Coverage
Nearly a quarter of those without insurance said they expected to stay that way because of the cost of coverage, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll done just before the health law's insurance exchanges opened.
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A Quarter Of Uninsured Say They Can’t Afford To Buy Coverage
Just days before the health law’s marketplaces reopened, nearly a quarter of uninsured said they expect to remain without coverage because they did not think it would be affordable, according to a poll released Friday. That was by far the most common reason given by people who expect to stay uninsured next year, according to the latest tracking poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation. (Carey, 11/21)
Poll: Americans Don’t Expect ACA Drama To Die Down
Many Americans expect debate over the Affordable Care Act to reignite given the outcome of the midterm elections and Republicans' upcoming control of the Senate, according to a poll released Friday. Yet the public’s opinion of the law isn’t heating or cooling: It remains just as unfavorable as in recent months. (Villacorta, 11/21)