New Poll Shows Strong Support for Free-Market Health Care Solutions

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New Poll Shows Strong Support for Free-Market Health Care Solutions

March 21, 2017 1 min read Download Report
Elizabeth Fender
Manager, Marketing
Elizabeth Fender serves as Manager of Marketing at The Heritage Foundation.

Summary

As Congress considers legislation to repeal aspects of Obamacare, the fate of health care in the United States hangs in the balance. Although there is no one plan to replace Obamacare, a number have been put forward, many of which include free-market solutions. A new poll finds significant support for three major free-market provisions: Allowing Americans to purchase health insurance from companies located in other states, expanding the availability of Health Savings Accounts, and reducing inequity in the federal tax treatment of health insurance.

Key Takeaways

A majority of Americans (69%) approve of reducing inequity in the federal tax treatment of health insurance.

A majority of Americans (66%) are for expanding the availability of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).

A majority of Americans (75%) believe they should be allowed to purchase health insurance across state lines.

Poll: Support for Health Care Reforms (1 of 2)

Authors

Elizabeth Fender
Elizabeth Fender

Manager, Marketing