Poll: Majority of voters want ObamaCare fix, not repeal

A majority of voters would rather see an ObamaCare fix than a total repeal and replacement of the healthcare law, a new poll released Monday shows. 

According to a national poll from the liberal-leaning Hart Research Associates, 68 percent of voters favor keeping what works in the healthcare law and fixing what doesn’t. 

Meanwhile, 32 percent say ObamaCare should be repealed and replaced with a new law. 

The poll comes as Republicans expect to introduce their repeal plan this week, with committee markups to possibly take place Wednesday. 

{mosads}The repeal bill will likely wind down ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion and make reforms to the program in the form of per capita caps or block grants. 

Either of those reforms would change the way the federal government gives money to the states for their Medicaid programs, which could result in funding cuts. 

60 percent of voters polled viewed changing Medicaid’s funding to block grants unfavorably, while 40 percent view it favorably. 

Among people who voted for President Trump, 33 percent view the proposal unfavorably. 

58 percent of voters said they would be less likely to support their senator or congressman for reelection if they voted for block grants and cuts to the program. 

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