Health Care Agenda for the New Congress
This survey captures the public’s attitudes regarding the health care agenda for Bush’s second term and the new Congress in 2005. It assesses the relative priority placed on health-care concerns by the American public and also provides insight into public opinion on key issues likely to face the new Congress, such as implementing the Medicare drug law, controlling health care costs, reducing the nation’s uninsured population and reforming the malpractice litigation system. This survey of almost 1,400 adults was conducted in November after the Presidential and Congressional elections.
The survey was released at a January 11, 2005 briefing:
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