People in general just aren't that happy with their health coverage, no matter the provider. But Medicare enrollees are giddy with delight about their insurance compared to those who receive health insurance courtesy of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Yet those covered with an exchange plan appear to be increasingly taking their insurance plan design, and medical care, into their own hands. That suggests that the president's effort to educate the public about insurance and medical care is working.

Such is the gist of a study released Monday by consulting firm Deloitte, via an internal research arm.

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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.