Poll: Negativity toward Obamacare diminishes

Poll: Negativity toward Obamacare diminishes

A majority of people in the United States still has negative views of ObamaCare, but those perceptions have weakened in the last month.

Sixty-six percent of people said the healthcare markets still aren’t going well, according to an Associated Press-GFK poll released Monday. That’s 10 percentage points down, however, from the 76 percent who said the same in December.

More people, 40 percent, now report they’ve had success with signing up for the insurance, compared to only 24 percent who said they had success last month.

The public has also continued to encounter problems with the federal portal, HealthCare.gov.

Among those who have signed up, only 8 percent said the website has worked well. More than half, 53 percent, said it hasn’t work well, and 29 percent said the website has worked somewhat well. 

People who have signed up for the insurance support ObamaCare more than the general public. Only 27 percent of the public back the law, while 46 percent of enrollees do.

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