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Questions - Health Care Update - April 27-28, 2013

59% Favor Free Market Over Government Control To Reduce Health Care Costs
35% Say Health Care Law Has Hurt Them; 19% Say It’s Helped
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted April 27-28, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of the new health care law?

2* Most of the health care law's provisions won't go into effect until 2014. So far, have you personally been helped by passage of the health care law, hurt by passage of the health care law, or has it had no direct impact on your life?

3* Has your insurance coverage changed because of the health care law?

4* What would do more to reduce health care costs—more free market competition between insurance companies or more government regulation?

5* Okay, What would do more to reduce health care costs—having the federal government establish a single set of standards and regulations for health care or letting states compete to determine the most effective standards and guidelines?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence