Voters Strongly Support Individual Choice When It Comes to Health Insurance
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Voters tend to agree with the federal government setting standards for health insurance coverage but think individuals should have the right to choose reduced coverage if it saves them money. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 39% of Likely U.S. Voters think the government should require every health insurance company and health insurance plan to cover the exact same set of medical procedures. Thirty-two percent (32%) disagree and oppose such a mandate. Twenty-nine percent (29%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on December 2-3, 2012 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.
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