This Visualizing Health Policy takes a look at public opinion of the Affordable Care Act at the end of the first enrollment period, including the persistent and deep partisan divisions, the sources of people’s impressions, and the favorable views toward many of the ACA’s least well-known provisions. Further, more people want Congress to improve the ACA than to repeal it.
Public Opinion of the ACA at the End of the First Open Enrollment Period
*Produced by Liz Hamel; Jamie Firth; Mollyann Brodie, PhD; Anne Jankiewicz; and David Rousseau, MPH
Kaiser Family Foundation. Public Opinion of the ACA at the End of the First Open Enrollment Period. JAMA. 2014;311(19):1957. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5269