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One provision would allow Americans age 30 and up to have “copper plans,” which have lower premiums, but require patients to pay nearly all of the medical costs until they meet the high deductible of $7,150. (Photo: Getty)

A majority of voters support three key provisions of a Senate bill intended to fix part of the Affordable Care Act, according to a survey conducted by the Program for Public Consultation at the University of Maryland, fielded by Nielsen Scarborough and released by the Voice of the People.

After listening to arguments for and against each proposal in the bill co-authored by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), 2,511 registered voters were asked how swayed their were, and whether they supported or opposed the provision.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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