Two in three uninsured Americans say they will buy health insurance rather than pay PPACA's fine.
By Kathryn Mayer|October 07, 2013 at 09:52 AM
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Nearly two in three uninsured Americans say they will get health insurance by Jan. 1, rather than pay a fine as mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. But they won’t necessarily buy their insurance through the public exchanges— in fact, less than half say they will.
The figures come from Gallup, which found that 65 percent of uninsured Americans say they will get health insurance, while 25 percent said they’ll pay the fine instead. Another 11 percent said they had “no opinion.”
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