Tuesday, April 30, 2013

What, we didn't repeal Obamacare?

If you want to know what a challenge the Obama administration faces in implementing its signature health-care law, this statistic might help: Fewer than six in 10 Americans know that the Obamacare law is still on the books. Seven percent think the Supreme Court struck it down; 12 percent say Congress repealed Obamacare. ...

Most Americans likely to access new health care programs under the Affordable Care Act—either through subsidized private insurance or the Medicaid expansion—say they don’t have enough information to understand “how it [the health law] will impact you and your family.”
--Sarah Kliff, Washington Post, on the prospect that a lot of people are going to be surprised that they are paying a fine for not complying with the health insurance mandate. HT: Marginal Revolution