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Poll: 7 in 10 Have Negative View of U.S. Healthcare System – How Do You Feel About Healthcare in America?

How do you feel about the American healthcare system?

by Chelsea Handler | 1.14.19

How do you feel about the American healthcare system? Learn more from a recent poll below, and click above to take action and join the conversation.

Originally published by Countable

What’s the story?

  • Seventy percent of Americans describe the current healthcare system as being in a "in a state of crisis" or having "major problems,” according a new Gallup poll.

What are the numbers?

Gallup asked “Which of these statements do you think best describes the U.S. healthcare system today: It is in a state of crisis; It has major problems; It has minor problems; It does not have any problems”?

  • 84 percent of Democrats believe the healthcare system is in a state of crisis or has major problems—up from 76 percent a year ago and 63 percent in 2016.
  • 56 percent of GOP respondents say the healthcare system has major problems or is in a state of crisis—down from 71 percent a year ago and from 80 percent in 2016.

What do you think?

Is the American healthcare system in a state of crisis? Does it have major problems? Does it not have any problems? Should Congress tackle healthcare? Take action above and tell your reps then share your thoughts below.

—Josh Herman

(Photo Credit: / Zinkevych)

Chelsea Handler

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