Seniors Still in The Dark on New Health Law

That fact that people don’t know a lot about what’s in the new health law isn’t exactly news.

But a new poll that shows just how little Grandma and Grandpa know about it must be giving the new law’s supporters a serious case of heartburn.

That’s because seniors are not just a key voting bloc in the upcoming mid-term elections, but a group that’s been showered with some sweet upfront benefits — like $250 checks as a downpayment to close the notorious Medicare drug benefit “doughnut hole.”

Read the full article on NPR’s Health Blog.