Poll: 58 percent want Medicare unchanged

Baker, Sam
June 2011
Hill;6/14/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 84, p18
The article reports on the survey which reveals that 58% of respondents favor that the existing structure of the Medicare program should not be changed, reflecting strong opposition to the proposal of U.S. Representative Paul Ryan to replace the single-payer Medicare system with vouchers.


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