Many Voters Don’t Understand Full Scope Of Current ‘Medicare For All’ Proposals, Poll Finds
A new poll found that many respondents thought they would still be paying premiums, deductibles and co-pays. “That is clearly an incorrect view given the current proposals in Congress,” Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Steven Halper wrote in a note to clients.
Poll Finds Most Americans Misunderstand Full Scope Of 'Medicare For All'
Many Americans remain confused about the impact “Medicare for All” will have on the health care system, according to a new poll. This month's Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking poll found that majorities of Americans are unaware of the kind of dramatic changes that Medicare for All would entail. (Weixel, 6/18)
Will Medicare For All Raise Taxes? Americans Think So, Poll Says
Most Americans think that ‘Medicare for All’ will drive up income taxes, according to a survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation, ahead of the Democratic presidential debates next week. While health care is a leading topic on the minds of Democrats and left-leaning independents before the debates kick off next Wednesday, 78% of U.S. citizens surveyed across party lines believe that a single payer system, known as Medicare for All, would drive taxes higher, according to the poll. (Flanagan, 6/18)
Previous KHN coverage on the poll: Democratic Voters Want To Hear Candidates’ Views On Health, But Priorities Vary