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A new poll shows that GOP lawmakers’ strategy lacks widespread support and most people are more concerned that health care is affordable and available.
Majorities of Democrats, Republicans and independents support making sure high-cost drugs for chronic conditions are affordable.
But the remaining uninsured are tough to reach.
A survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation finds a majority of Democrats think the law doesn’t go far enough.
UnitedHealthcare said Tuesday it will leave most of the 34 states in which it offers health insurance under Obamacare, but Nevada and Virginia are two markets it will retain a presence. Company officials would not say if the changes would affect customers in California, but United had a small portion of the Covered California market.
A Kaiser Family Foundation analysis released Monday, a day ahead of UnitedHealth’s expected announcement, finds 1.1 million consumers would have no choice in health insurance plans if the giant insurer drops out of Obamacare marketplaces as threatened.
Although half of Americans favor the idea of a government health insurance system, the popularity drops significantly when negative arguments are presented.