Most With Private Insurance Don’t Welcome Medicare for All
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Democrats like the idea of government-run Medicare health insurance for all Americans, but most voters with private health insurance aren’t ready to give it up.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 44% of Likely U.S. Voters favor extending the Medicare program, now just for those 65 and older, to Americans of all ages. Forty-one percent (41%) are opposed, while 15% are not sure. These findings are little changed from December of last year. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 15-16, 2019 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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