Three years after the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the ACA), but still many months away from the implementation of most of its major provisions, the latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll finds that a majority of Americans are unsure how the law will impact them, and few are paying attention to the details of state‐level decisions about implementation.
Though opinion on the law overall remains nearly evenly divided, opponents’ attacks seem to have taken a toll on the public’s expectations, and Americans are now more likely to think the law will make things worse rather than better for their own families.
While most of the law’s individual provisions remain popular, many of the most well‐liked elements are the least well‐known among the public. [cont. – PDF]
Kaiser Family Foundation