Just one in 10 uninsured Americans–the primary group of people Obamacare was intended to insure–who qualify for private plans through the new marketplaces actually enrolled in February, a new McKinsey survey says.
The new survey shows that among Americans who are uninsured and did not want to sign up for a health plan through one of the exchanges, said the biggest factor is that they believe they can’t afford it:
The most common reason for not enrolling cited by both previously insured and previously uninsured respondents continues to be perceived affordability challenges (this was cited by ~50 percent of the respondents who had not yet enrolled).
Open enrollment for 2014 coverage ends March 31, 2014.
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