A new challenge lies in getting the uninsured signed up for coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: With just days left before the deadline to sign up for coverage, the majority of that group says they disapprove of the law, according to a CBS/New York Times poll.

The new poll found that 53 percent of people who lack health insurance disapprove of PPACA, while 39 percent of people approve of the law. That number is roughly the same as the percentage of insured individuals (51 percent) who approve of PPACA.

The disapproval by the uninsureds is a challenge for PPACA's goal of ultimately getting virtually all American insured. Citing disapproval of the law — especially its individual mandate — as well as the plans' high cost, 35 percent said they would likely pay the fine instead of buying insurance. Still, 56 percent of the uninsured said they expect to sign up for coverage before the March 31 deadline next year.

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