The premium subsidies that are at the heart of the Obama administration's promise of health care for all aren't overwhelmingly popular with the American public. But a clear majority does support the subsidies and health care reform overall.

That's the indication from a couple of polls — one by the Associated Press and one by Reuters — that sought input from American adults about the much-anticipated U.S. Supreme Court ruling that will either embed premium subsidies in the health care system or strike them down in states where consumers receive federal subsidies.

The Reuters poll found the highest level of support for Obamacare. When it asked respondents whether they supported health care reform, 60 percent said they did.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.