Release Date: 9/25/2013
With Obamacare’s most significant reforms ready for rollout, six in 10 (62%) Georgians have little idea of how the law will affect them, with most (57%) expressing an unfavorable opinion of the law generally, according to a new The Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll produced by Abt SRBI.
Despite the highly unfavorable views generally, many Georgian’s are supportive of individual provisions of Obamacare. A majority of Georgians have favorable views of four of five provisions:
Allowing children to stay on their parents’ insurance until 26 – 71% favorable
Requiring health insurers to provide insurance, regardless of pre-existing conditions – 66% favorable
Requiring health insurers to cover birth control and other contraceptives – 58% favorable
Limiting amounts health insurers can charge older people – 50% favorable
However, a majority (57%) expressed an unfavorable opinion of prohibiting health insurers from charging women higher premiums than men.