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Public Opinion on Health Reform: What Do the Polls Mean? « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Public Opinion on Health Reform: What Do the Polls Mean?

The Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Family Foundation co-sponsored this briefing to have a panel of experts answer questions about how public support for health reform waxes and wanes depending, not only on what’s being proposed in the reform proposals, but also on who asks the question and how it is asked.

Issues addressed include: Do the majority of Americans support health care reform now? Do people want to pay for covering the uninsured. If so, how much? What do seniors think about paying for health reform partly through changes to Medicare? Some polls indicate that most people like their physician but not the system. What if health reform means changing the system Americans now enjoy?

Findings from the Kaiser Family Foundation’s October Health Tracking Poll were released at this event.

For more information, please visit the Alliance’s event page.

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Speakers for this session:

The panel is moderated by Ed Howard of the Alliance For Health Care Reform.

Speakers include:

  • Mark Blumenthal, Pollster.com
  • Karlyn Bowman, American Enterprise Institute
  • Humphrey Taylor, Harris Interactive
  • Mollyann Brodie, Kaiser Family Foundation

Event Date

Oct 23, 2009