New poll shows majority of Kentuckians have unfavorable views of Affordable Care Act

Half of Kentuckians say that the Affordable Care Act has not had an impact on them or their families.

That’s according to a new poll from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and Interact for Health.

According to the poll, 23% of Kentuckians reported that the ACA had a positive affect, up 7% from 2013.

Those saying that the ACA had a negative affect remained steady since 2013 and stands at 23%.

As for opinions on the ACA, those with favorable views have grown from 26% to 41%. 

46% still have unfavorable views of the law.

The poll results in Kentucky are similar to national views on the healthcare law.

A September 2015 poll by Kaiser Health Tracking Poll showed that 45% had unfavorable views of the law, while 41% had favorable views.

For more information on the Kentucky poll results, click here.

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