Third or fourth installment in the disconnect between what people say they want and what they are willing to do about it. 75% of public is in favor of mandates, subsidies and tax breaks to expand coverage. As long as they don’t have to pay more in taxes. Exactly where is this money going to come from?
“Three in four U.S. adults support a variety of initiatives to expand insurance coverage, including employer mandates, government subsidies for the uninsured and tax credits to help individuals afford health insurance. All of these options are viewed with equal favor by individuals who currently have employer-sponsored coverage and those who are uninsured. By contrast, only 26% of those polled said they are willing to pay more in taxes to cover more people under Medicare or Medicaid.”