National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted February 20-21, 2013
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 it possible to reduce the cost of Medicare without hurting the quality of health care for senior citizens?
4* Are Medicare taxes paid into trust funds that are supposed to be used only for paying Medicare benefits?
5* Does the government pay some Medicare benefits out of the general operating budget or does all the money come from a Medicare Trust Fund?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence