National Survey of 1,000 Likely
Conducted December 18-19, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Medicare?
2* How confident are you that the Medicare system will pay you all promised retirement benefits during your lifetime?
3* Is Medicare a good deal for working Americans today?
4* To make sure that Medicare has enough money to pay all promised benefits, would you favor raising taxes, raising the eligibility age for future generations, or cutting the promised level of benefits?
5* Is it possible to reduce
the cost of Medicare by changing Medicare or is it necessary to reduce the
overall cost of health care services in the
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence