Polling on Medicare Premium Support Systems Over Time

Publication Date: October 2012

Publisher: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Author(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Research Area: Health; Politics

Keywords: Survey; Medicare; Medicaid

Type: Report


This data note reviews years of polling dating to 1995 to gauge public opinion on proposals to change Medicare to a premium support system, an idea embraced by GOP presidential nominee Governor Mitt Romney and rejected by President Obama.