Minorities and low-income individuals are disproportionately uninsured or underinsured, while simultaneously being significantly more at risk of developing severe cases of COVID-19.
Eighty percent of Americans also support reforming the nation's health care system so no one pays more than 10 percent of income on insurance.
"Seeking care when exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms or when suspecting of having been infected by the coronavirus is a critical element in combating the outbreak," the Gallup report noted.
It turns out that the coronavirus epidemic hasn't really increased support for Medicare for All, but it'll still play a role in the upcoming presidential election.
"The COVID-19 epidemic highlights the folly of tying health coverage to jobs," a co-author of the analysis told Newsweek.
A record-breaking 3.3 million people filed for unemployment benefits last week as businesses across the country shut down because of the virus outbreak.
New York staffers were informed of the possible coronavirus exposure the day before being laid off by the Bloomberg campaign.
Virginia could be set to become the third state to cap prices on life-saving insulin if Governor Ralph Northam adds his signature to a new bill.
"The vast costs associated with health care represent one of the most important and contentious issues facing Americans today," said researcher Joseph Dieleman.
A government takeover of the U.S. health insurance system could leave physicians overworked, underpaid and less able to help patients.
If people don't follow their prescriptions they are less likely to benefit from drugs, which could lead to complications and higher costs later on, one of the authors of the study explained.
The "Cadillac tax," the health insurance tax and the medical device tax, briefly explained.
The rule would require immigrants to prove they have health insurance, or the ability to pay medical bills, before they can attain visas.
With U.S. unemployment at a 50-year low, employers are experimenting with a different kind of recruiting tool: decent health insurance plans.
While majorities may be content about basic facets of the system, substantial portions of Americans still feel overburdened with the conditions of their health care.
A report released Wednesday detailed research suggesting that single-payer health care reforms, also known as "Medicare for All," would cost about $32 trillion over 10 years.
Imagine if travel websites listed flights with no prices, as airline companies argued that they simply can't know the price before you fly.
Stephanie Lay of Windham, Maine, is looking for relief after a deluge of letters from United Healthcare filled up her mailbox for nearly a week.
The U.S. healthcare system should no longer be an embarrassment around the world and should guarantee coverage for all Americans, said the senator.
High-deductible health insurance offered through the Affordable Care Act doesn't cover much without a lot of out-of-pocket expenses first.
"The concern is that parents will disenroll their children from Medicaid out of fear and confusion around any implications the rule will have on their immigration prospects," Urban Institute researcher Jennifer Haley said.
One couple's harrowing ordeal didn't end when the shooting stopped.
It's all because of the repeal of the individual mandate in Obamacare.
"From the Obama family to yours, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving full of joy and gratitude," the former president tweeted Thursday.
A former Health and Human Services secretary and some celebrity allies have dire worries about the new round of Obamacare enrollment.
Critics question whether the president is trying to do by fiat with health care what he couldn't get Congress to do by law.
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner initially supported the bill as a candidate, eased off that position in the spring, but ultimately said his support for abortion rights and a woman's choice would never change.
Opinions are changing in favor of a single-payer health care system among both physicians and their patients, but doctors are much more likely to support a single-payer health care system than the rest of the public.