These are the results of a survey conducted last week of more than 2,000 adults in the U.S., conducted by Harris Interactive for AAHomecare. The survey was made possible by the Stand Up for Homecare Campaign.
Survey questions included:
“Where should the U.S. government invest the most money to improve health care and cost-effective delivery of care?”
- Community health clinics (37 percent);
- Patients’ homes (24 percent);
- Hospitals (23 percent); and
- Doctors’ offices (15 percent).
- Raising the premiums high income Medicare recipients have to pay (59 percent);
- Raising the age people start receiving Medicare benefits (24 percent);
- Cutting Medicare spending on home medical equipment such as oxygen, wheelchairs, and other equipment and services in their homes (9 percent); and
- Raising the premiums all Medicare recipients have to pay (9 percent).
- Agree (79 percent);
- Disagree (11 percent);
- Not Sure (9 percent).