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Two-thirds of Americans say Obamacare has not yet affected them


This news story was published on January 12, 2014.
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doctor-measuring-blood-pressureNIT – A recent poll indicates that almost half of all Americans believe that the Affordable Care Act will make the health care situation worse in the long run.

According to Gallup, the situation is nearly unchanged from a November poll. Only slightly more than one-third of Americans think that Obamacare will improve the health care situation.

Gallup reported that Americans disapprove of Obamacare 54% to 38&, currently, and have almost always had a higher disapproval rate. In November of 2012, right after President Obama was re-elected, 48% approved of the health care law overhaul while 45% disapproved.

At this time, 66% Americans say that the law has not affected them personally, either positively or negatively.

HealthCare.gov claims that since October 1st, more than 6 million people have enrolled in coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace or Medicaid. The open enrollment period ends on March 31st, 2014.

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12 Responses to Two-thirds of Americans say Obamacare has not yet affected them

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    as seen from here Reply Report comment

    January 15, 2014 at 10:31 am

    Ya mean 2/3s of Iowans don’t you? The other 1/3 is too uinformed to have an opinion and just vote for anyone that endorses welfare and it’s tentacles!

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    Dave Reply Report comment

    January 13, 2014 at 5:28 pm

    I am sure that it will and Obama doesn’t care.

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    Watchdog Reply Report comment

    January 13, 2014 at 10:32 am

    90% of the people in this country aren’t even awake!

    Take a poll when this entire law takes effect. Then ask the questions.

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    badpontiac Reply Report comment

    January 13, 2014 at 9:33 am

    Fox news/Bloomburg News – For every person that has APPLIED for Obummmercare 3 People have lost their company insurance – 3 to 1 BAD BAD. Helps out large corporations by giving them an excuse to drop these benefits for their workers. 6.2 million so far have lost their coverage.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    January 13, 2014 at 6:16 am

    Medicare for all.

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    Local #340 Reply Report comment

    January 12, 2014 at 10:34 pm

    If you would of asked them I bet you 2/3 of the ones on the Titanic would of said, when they first heard of trouble with a iceberg it won’t affect them.

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    never49 Reply Report comment

    January 12, 2014 at 8:58 pm

    Your turns coming – suckers. Just remember – they will lie to you to get your vote.

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    John Reply Report comment

    January 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    Wait till it kicks in full throttle, it will effect everyone and you will know it when you reach into your billfold.

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    LVS Reply Report comment

    January 12, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    I believe that number is more like 3 million. NBC came out with 6 million and then had to back off as they were counting total hits on the web site and not sold policy’s.

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    Faye Reply Report comment

    January 12, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    It’s affecting people in ways thay don’t yet realise. There’s a 10 percent Obama tax at the Tanning Salons now.

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      Polio Loco Reply Report comment

      January 13, 2014 at 2:16 am

      Tanning salons should have a tax worth more than 10% to pay for their health risks.