No Mandate For Repeal Of Health Care Law

Posted by | November 29, 2010 17:44 | Filed under: Top Stories

A McClatchy-Marist poll shows once again that Americans are not looking to repeal health care reform. (via Plum Line)

When it comes to the part of the law that allows children up to age 26 to remain on their parents’ health insurance, 68% think it should remain law while 29% say that dimension should be repealed. Three percent are unsure.

Almost six in ten voters — 59% — report the part of the health care law that prevents insurance companies from denying coverage due to pre-existing conditions should remain law while 36% want it repealed. Five percent are unsure.

And, 57% think the aspect of health care reform which closes the so-called “donut hole” in Medicare prescription drug coverage by providing assistance to pay for costs should remain in effect while 32% say it should be repealed. 11% are unsure.

The individual mandate is not popular, but as many want the law to do more as want it to be repealed.

…about as many registered voters in the United States –35% — want Congress to amend the 2010 Health Care Law so that it does more as those who want the law to be repealed — 33%. 11% want it changed so that it does less while 16% think the law should stand in its current form. Five percent are unsure.

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