eHealthInsurance.com Investor Relations – News Release
The survey of consumers who purchased Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage at eHealth was conducted on a voluntary basis in
- Two-thirds of people receiving federal subsidies say they would go uninsured without the ACA: 66% of respondents receiving government premium subsidies say they will likely go uninsured if the ACA is scrapped and their plan canceled, compared to 16% of the unsubsidized.
- The unsubsidized are more likely to say costs should be reduced: 47% of those not receiving government premium subsidies say the cost of coverage should be lowered under the ACA, compared to 35% of those receiving government premium subsidies.
- Coverage for pre-existing conditions tops list of benefits valued by ACA consumers: 77% of respondents say coverage for pre-existing conditions should be retained if the ACA is revised or scrapped.
- Younger consumers are more likely to support expansion of
Medicare-like coverage: 67% of people age 25-34 say that all Americans should have access to Medicareor Medicare-like coverage, compared to 46% of people age 55-64.
- The future of health care may play a big role in 2020 elections: A total of 84% of respondents say health care is one of their top 3 issues influencing their vote in the next presidential election.
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