Health Care Law Remains Unpopular
As the fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act approaches, the law remains unpopular and there continue to be deep partisan and demographic differences in views of the law. A majority of the law’s opponents, however, want politicians to do what they can to make it work.
Kaiser: Potential customers of health exchanges lean towards low-cost, narrower plans
The most-likely customers of health exchanges lean towards low-cost, narrower plans.
Views of health care law among uninsured Americans turn more negative
The share of Americans without insurance who have an unfavorable view of the health care law outnumber those with positive views by almost two-to-one.
State of the Union 2014: Where Americans stand on key issues
A summary of where Americans stand on ten key issues likely to come up in President Obama’s State of the Union address.
The cost of giving birth varies widely
The median cost of an uncomplicated non-surgical delivery in California.
Under health reform, non-group insurance market will more than double
The estimated number of Americans who relied on non-group health insurance coverage before the Affordable Care Act took effect.
Obama’s Job Rating Edges Up as Difficult Year Nears End
Barack Obama’s steadily declining job rating has modestly improved. And while the 2010 health care law remains unpopular, the public has more confidence in Obama on health care policy than in Republican leaders in Congress.
45% of Americans Have Chronic Conditions
The 45% of U.S. adults living with one or more chronic health conditions are less likely than other adults to go online. But once they are online, they are more likely to be active users of online health resources.
Democrats’ support of health care law falls after rocky rollout
Support for the new health care law took a beating in November – particularly among Democrats – during a period when many Americans paid close attention to the heavy news coverage of its problem-plagued rollout, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking poll released today
Timeline: Key Dates in the End-of-Life Debate
Issues surrounding the end of life have been debated since long before New York became the first state to explicitly outlaw assisted suicide in 1828. This timeline looks at major events on the topic in the U.S. since the 1960s.