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Questions - Medicare - August 20-21, 2012

47% Fear Health Care Law More Than Ryan’s Medicare Reform Plan
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted August 20-21, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about Medicare?

2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Medicare?

3* When it comes to the future of Medicare, which scares you more….President Obama’s health care law or Paul Ryan’s reform proposal?

4* Are major changes needed to save Medicare?

5* If no changes are made, how likely is it that Medicare will go bankrupt within the next decade or so?

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