Poll: Majority want to keep ObamaCare protections for preexisting conditions

Nathaniel Weixel, The Hill

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s latest tracking poll, 72 percent of those surveyed said it is “very important” to them that insurance companies remain prohibited from charging sick people more.

They also said it was “very important” that the law continues to prohibit insurance companies from denying coverage because of a person’s medical history.

Even among those living in households without anyone with pre-existing conditions – meaning they are unlikely to be affected negatively by a change in policy – a majority said it is “very important” the protections remain.

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