Seventy-two percent of Americans believe the healthcare system is “in a state of crisis

  • Seventy-two percent of Americans believe the U.S. healthcare system is “in a state of crisis” or “has major problems,” almost the same percentage (71%) who felt that way a few months before the Affordable Care Act was passed seven years ago. (Source: Gallup).
  • The combined percentages saying the nation’s system is in crisis or is having major problems has stayed in a seven-percentage-point range (from 67% to 74%) over the past 10 years.
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