SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Half of California voters say their health care costs increased this year. And, the same proportion describes health care as difficult to afford.
That’s according to a Field Poll released Monday, the first in a series of three Field Poll reports from the 2013 TCWF-Field Health Policy Survey, conducted June 26 – July 21 amongst 1,687 registered California voters, under a grant from The California Wellness Foundation. Tuesday, results of polling on California voters’ views of the Affordable Care Act were to be released. Wednesday, results of polling on a number of specific issues relating to implementation of the law in California were to be released.READ MORE: Historic Photos: Remembering The 1906 San Francisco Great Earthquake
According to Field Poll results released Monday, uninsured voters, low income residents, voters insured through Medi-Cal or through the individual market and those with children in their household are more likely than others to report difficulties in paying for their health care costs.