Future of Medicare--Ohio Post-Kaiser poll

In this poll:

Explore the results of the Post's poll of Ohio voters. Click "Detailed view" on any question to see question results among political and demographic groups.

Poll Questions

Q: Medicaid, the government health insurance and long term care program for certain low-income adults and children. Please tell me how important it will be in your vote for President. (Among registered voters)

Q: Medicare, the government health insurance program for seniors. Please tell me how important it will be in your vote for President. (Among registered voters)

Q: Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job determining the future of the Medicare program - (Obama) or (Romney)? (Among registered voters)

No opinion

Q: Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job determining the future of the Medicaid program - (Obama) or (Romney)? (Among registered voters)

No opinion

Q: As you may know, a health reform bill was signed into law in 2010. Given what you know about the health reform law, do you have a generally (favorable) or generally (unfavorable) opinion of it? (Among registered voters)

Q: Would you say the current Medicare program is working well for most seniors, or not? (Among registered voters)

No opinion

Q: Do you think (changes need to be made to the Medicare program to keep it sustainable for the future), or do you think (the Medicare program will basically be fine if we leave it as is)? (Among registered voters)

No opinion

Q: (Ask if Medicare needs to be changed) Do you think we need to make (major) changes or (minor) changes to Medicare to keep it sustainable for the future? (Among registered voters)

No opinion

Q: Which of these two descriptions comes closer to your view of what Medicare should look like in the future? (Among registered voters)

No opinion

Q: Which comes closer to your opinion - (right changes could reduce the federal budget) or (need to reduce Medicare spending)? (Among registered voters)

No opinion

 
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