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Stanford Center on Longevity Releases New Findings About Voter Attitudes on Health Care Reform
Date:5/13/2009

Voters willing to engage in discussion about trade-offs

STANFORD, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans want answers to tough questions about the trade-offs involved in health care reform, according to new data released today by the Stanford Center on Longevity (SCL).

The findings are the result of a unique, bipartisan project that spanned nearly two years and united the typically disconnected worlds of politics, academia and the public.

"As lawmakers are preparing large-scale legislation with the goal of improving health care in our country, it is critical that leaders engage the public in an intelligent discussion about the options for change and what they mean both for individuals and for the system broadly," said Dr. Laura Carstensen, SCL Director.

"The degree of conversation we've been having about the existing problems with the system must be mirrored with conversation about solutions to those problems. There is anxiety among the public about changes to their health care, which necessitates building public support for proposed changes to the system if they are to be successful."

SOME KEY FINDINGS:

  • While voters rate health reform as a very high priority, they do not form a consensus around any one of the six proposals, expressing instead ambivalence as they weighed the tradeoffs involved in the implementation of each. Notably, none of the six proposals are clearly rejected outright either. Instead the findings reflect voters' willingness to engage in a serious and substantive way on the topic of health care reform and their desire for more detailed information about the relative pros and cons of various reform proposals;
  • The findings also reveal that voters' reactions to various health care proposals are heavily tied to political party affiliation. In particular, Democrats show a real willingn
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