California: Basics of health law not understood by many

Many California residents will qualify for new health care options when the Affordable Care Act takes effect in January, but a large chunk of them still don’t understand even the basics of the law and how it might apply to them. In a new Field Poll of California voters released Tuesday, nearly a quarter of respondents reported they were either not at all or not very knowledgeable of the Affordable Care Act’s features. [cont.]

Kristen V. Brown, San Francisco Chronicle