(NBC Health) On the eve of major health reform in America, Twenty-nine percent of Americans polled said they were angry about the Affordable Care Act, compared to just 24 percent who described themselves as enthusiastic. A Kaiser Family Foundation/NBC survey found low enthusiasm about the program among ordinary people and splits among party lines. Those numbers are the source of much of the angst surrounding the biggest change in health care in years.
Just over half said they were worried, while slightly less said they were confused. When enrollment begins Oct. 1, uninsured Americans will be asked to go shopping for a plan in state-based exchanges that are supposed to keep premiums low and provide low-income discounts. Read More