TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT
67% of respondents feel the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will be very effective or effective with financial protection, or protection against hardship from medical bills, for vulnerable populations. 90% of Opinion Leaders say equity, defined as an absence in disparities among population groups in terms of health status, care and coverage, is very unsuccessful or unsuccessful in achieving high performance in the U.S. health system . 70% of Opinion Leaders strongly support or support policies that would guarantee access to preventive, primary and acute care for undocumented immigrants. 74% of respondents strongly support or support expanding the funding of enabling services (e.g., transportation, translation) for vulnerable populations to a wider range of providers.