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Over Half of Nonelderly Adults Support Either a Public Option or Medicare for All, with More Preferring a Public Option

12.2019 / By Urban Institute

This report uses data from the September 2019 round of the Health Reform Monitoring Survey to examine preferences between a public option for health insurance and Medicare for All among nonelderly adults, and compares preferences by political party affiliation, demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, health insurance coverage, health care experiences, and satisfaction with coverage.

The data find that among adults ages 18 to 64, more than half (51.6%) support either a public option or Medicare for All, with more preferring a public option.