Poll: Younger Americans More Receptive Than Seniors To GOP Medicare Plan

The Republican proposal to change Medicare that has been championed by GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan remains unpopular with Americans, although younger people are more receptive to it than older ones, according to a new poll.

Only 37 percent say that the program should be changed to a "premium support" system in which the government provides beneficiaries with a fixed amount of money to buy coverage, either from traditional Medicare or private insurers, the poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation found.

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Source: Kaiser Health News