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Recent Attitudes Towards Patients Rights and Managed Care

Newly released survey findings show continued public support for patient protections, including the right to sue health plans, but that support erodes if people believe that the cost of health insurance may increase or that companies might stop offering health coverage to their workers. The survey found that the percentage of people reporting problems with their health plans and the urgency the public attaches to Congressional action has not changed in recent years.

Public Opinion Update, February 2000: The Public, Managed Care, and Consumer Protection (.pdf)

Past surveys and studies concerning Patients’ Rights