Only 15% of primary care physicians support Obamacare repeal
Pete Souza / White House
A new survey from Penn shows what primary care physicians think of Obamacare:
- 15% support complete repeal (38% of Trump voters; 0% of Clinton voters)
- Agreement that specific ACA provisions are important for U.S. health: 95% for covering preexisting conditions, 91% for tax credits for small businesses, 88% for family coverage through age 26, 73% for Medicaid expansion, 50% for the individual mandate
The takeaway: In 2015, doctor support for Obamacare split largely along partisan lines. This new poll shows that — just as general support for Obamacare reached a high after Trump's win — doctors are people, too.