Just months from health reform’s coverage enrollment and insurance requirement, millions of Americans don’t know very much about the Affordable Care Act.
- A recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey shows many Americans know little about the ACA or how it will affect them.
- Part of the reason may be that critical parts of the law — state exchanges, whether Medicaid will be expanded in a given state, which insurers will offer plans in a state, what those plans will cover or cost — remain undetermined.
- But the poll reinforces a larger point: If health reform is going to work, it will take a full-court press of community outreach to inform the public about the changes coming very soon.
- The uninsured stand in the most need of valid, accurate information. More Details »