Americans continue to rank Obamacare as the “most complicated political issue they face”—four years after the law’s passage. The Hill,
“Nearly 75 percent of people said the healthcare law is difficult to understand, according to a new poll by The Associated Press and GfK.
“The Affordable Care Act ranked as the most complicated out of 10 issues surveyed, edging out long-term financing of Social Security, the Federal Reserve’s interest rates and data collection by the National Security Agency.
“Only 5 percent of people called the law “very easy” to understand.
“The complexity of the Affordable Care Act has been a top criticism throughout more than five years of debate on the law.
“Republicans have repeatedly blasted the Obama administration for stacks of regulations — nearly 20,000 pages, according to a now-famous tweet by Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) — and the massive bill itself, which some lawmakers didn’t fully read.”