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Health Insurance

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The fear of losing employer-based health insurance is causing millions of workers to stay in jobs they prefer to leave, particularly among Black workers.

Nearly one-in-five American adults report that if they needed quality healthcare today, they would be unable to access it due to the cost.

by Frank Newport

A look at how average Americans may react to five policy changes Joe Biden will likely initiate in his first months in office.

Although 61% of Americans believe the U.S. healthcare system has major problems or is in a state of crisis, the percentage holding that view is the lowest it's been since 2001.

By a 52% to 39% margin, a majority of Americans support Joe Biden over Donald Trump to lead the U.S. healthcare system most efficiently amid COVID-19.

by Frank Newport

Americans' political identities are powerful drivers of views on healthcare, making it hard to change public opinion on healthcare-related policy issues.

by Lydia Saad and Zach Hrynowski

As the Democratic candidates draw clear lines separating their healthcare proposals, Democrats nationally seem open to many approaches.

by Frank Newport

Americans have mixed views about the healthcare system and clearly have not yet come to a firm collective judgment on suggested healthcare reforms.

Half of Americans approve and 48% disapprove of the Affordable Care Act, similar to the even split in November.