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Questions - Medicare - February 20-21, 2013

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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