Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Voters still tend to view the national health care law negatively, and fewer voters than ever expect it to lower health care costs.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 59% of Likely U.S. Voters think health care costs will go up under the new health care law. Only nine percent (9%) now expect those costs to decrease, the lowest finding since the law was passed by Congress in March 2010. Twenty-four percent (24%) expect costs to stay about the same. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 7-8, 2016 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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