Virtually all middle-income retirees have heard of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, frequently referred to as Obamacare), yet half are still not confident that they understand how ACA affects them personally. Middle-income retirees want and need resources to understand how the Affordable Care Act will affect their healthcare situation.
With the release of this new study, Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center for a Secure Retirement explores the perceptions of the ACA from the perspective of middle-income retirees. Download the Full Study
The Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center for a Secure Retirement’s study Middle-Income Retirees Weigh In on the Affordable Care Act was conducted in October 2013 by the independent research firm The Blackstone Group.
A nationwide sample of 800 retired Americans ages 55 and older, who have an annual household income of between $25,000 and $75,000, participated in the internet-based survey. All survey participants had heard of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and were not enrolled in Medicaid. The margin of error is +/ 3.5 percentage points at the 95% confidence level.