Uninsured Opposition to Obamacare Reaches All-Time High

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Sarah Hurtubise writes:  Americans without health insurance have never seen Obamacare is such a negative light.

“The Obama administration’s outreach efforts to educate the uninsured on Obamacare also appear to be falling flat.”

Kaiser Family Foundation’s monthly health tracking poll found that in February, 56 percent of the uninsured view the Affordable Care Act unfavorably.

The percentage of uninsured with a positive view reached its lowest point since Kaiser began tracking reactions in March 2010 when Obamacare was passed into law. Just 22 percent of uninsured Americans have a generally favorable opinion about the law.

This pessimistic outlook isn’t all that surprising. Health industry experts have found that exchanges are more often than not selling coverage to those that were previously insured. According to reports, majority of exchange customers either had their previous coverage cancelled due to Obamacare regulations or switched over willingly to access premium subsidies.

The Obama administration’s outreach efforts to educate the uninsured on Obamacare also appear to be falling flat. Just 24 percent of the uninsured population were able to cite March 31 as the last day to purchase coverage on health care exchanges, and just 12 percent believe they know “a lot” about the Obamacare exchanges.

Sixty-three percent of uninsured respondents said they either knew nothing at all or only a little about the new health insurance marketplaces.

Fifty-one percent of the public at large prefers health insurance plans that may cost more money but cover a “broader range of doctors and hospitals,” compared to 37 percent that prefer a cheaper plan with fewer options….Read the rest >>  

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6 Comments on “Uninsured Opposition to Obamacare Reaches All-Time High”

  1. genomega1 says:

    Reblogged this on News You May Have Missed and commented:
    Uninsured Opposition to #Obamacare Reaches All-Time High

  2. Ha! Just wait until everybody gets to know it! We haven’t seen anything yet.

  3. […] Pundit from another Planet Sarah Hurtubise writes: Americans without health insurance have never seen Obamacare is such a […]

  4. Reblogged this on Cold Dead Hands Days and commented:
    It’s no that people aren’t educated about Obamacare. It’s yet they ARE educated and it’s an affront to Americans.


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