The Commonwealth Fund’s Affordable Care Act Tracking Survey conducted telephone interviews with nearly 5,000 American adults, to discover if Affordable Care Act had actually made care more affordable.
The results were analyzed by Motley Fool’s Sean Williams, and this part stood out:
If there was a silver lining in the Commonwealth Fund’s survey, it’s that most adults, regardless of where they obtained their health coverage, believe they could afford medical care if they became seriously ill. In total, 80% of employer-covered individuals believed they could cover their medical costs if they fell seriously ill, and 65% of ACA-covered consumers responded in the affirmative.
That’s the silver lining in an otherwise meh-at-best report?
Fewer Americans covered by the Affordable Care Act report that they think their care will be affordable than do Americans who get their insurance the old-fashioned way. And the Affordable Care Act is designed to get more people off of employer-based insurance and into the less-affordable ♡bamaCare!!!.
So when exactly is the affordability supposed to kick in?