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Dr. Marc Siegel weighs in on the 2020 Democratic hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders’ health care plan.
It can be a winning ticket in the battle for the democratic presidential nomination, but two new polls show “Medicare for all” is far from the right recipe in the General election race for the White house.
Almost two-thirds of Democratic primary voters interviewed in a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal national poll say they support a government-run single-payer Medicare-for-all-style-would replace existing private insurance. This plan is inextricably linked with Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the two progressive standard-bearer in the record field of Democratic White house hopefuls.
WHAT ARE THE LATEST FOX NEWS POLL SAYS ABOUT MEDICARE BUY-INS AND MEDICARE FOR ALL
But among all voters, support for such a plan appears to only 41 percent. About 56 percent of registered voters against a “Medicare for all” plan, by the private insurance.
The survey, released on Sunday, shows that two-thirds of the voters do, like a Medicare-buy in is so that-in for those under 65 years of age. This is added in accordance with the public option, the Biden to former Vice-President Joe. Currently, the taxpayer-funded program, covers Americans 65 and older.
The latest Fox News national poll also points to the popularity of the Medicare buy-in plan, with 83 percent of Democratic primary voters say they approve of the plan, which would allow to buy to people in the state system. Even 51 percent of Republicans agree.
Among all voters, 68 percent support, a buy-in system. But the support for a “Medicare for all” plan, to be published by the private insurance fall flights replaced to 46 percent among all voters in the Fox News survey last week. Sr., Kamala Harris of California also supports a Medicare-for-all, albeit with a role for the private insurers.
Health care is one of the leading concern among the Democratic primary voters, with the issue topping the last two primary debates.
READ THE FULL RESULTS OF THE LATEST FOX NEWS POLL
The NBC/WSJ survey, Sept. 13-16, with 900 registered voters nationwide telephone operators interviewed live. The survey’s sampling error is 3.27% – points for all registered voters and 4.36 percentage points for Democratic primary voters.
The Fox News Poll, Sept. 15-17, with 1,008 registered voters nationwide telephone operators interviewed live. The survey’s sampling error is 3 percentage points for all registered voters and 4.5 percentage points for Democratic primary voters.