Poll: Government Healthcare Trumps Private Insurers
Posted at 8 a.m. on May 21
The Morning Consult: “Morning Consult polling shows clear public frustration over cost with the biggest sectors of the health industry. Words like “greedy” and “expensive” appear frequently when voters are asked to describe what comes to mind when they think of hospitals, health insurance companies, prescription drug companies and medical device companies.”
In a word or two, could you please tell me what comes to mind when you think of health insurance companies?
In contrast, those surveyed gave largely positive attributes to care providers and government healthcare programs. Words likes “good” and “needed” are used throughout voter descriptions of what comes to mind when they think of physicians, nurses, Medicare, and Medicaid.
In a word or two, could you please tell me what comes to mind when you think of Medicaid?