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One in five says healthcare is the most important reason they support that candidate. With still considerable time before the 2020 presidential election, 58% of men and 43% of women surveyed have identified which candidate they support. Republicans are more conclusive with their decision, with 72% identifying a candidate for 2020 (compared to just 61% of Democrats). Healthcare is not the sole force to determine candidate selection. ValuePenguin’s survey found that there are a host of hot-button issues in addition to healthcare, including jobs and the economy, the ability to win an election and immigration. Healthcare was the top ranking reason for presidential support for Democrats, yet Republicans see the economy and immigration as more important. Most important reason for 2020 presidential candidate support: Political position % total respondents % Republican respondents % Democrat respondents Stance on the economy/jobs 23% 27% 18% Stance on healthcare 21% 14% 25% Ability to win the election 15% 9% 24% Stance on immigration 15% 23% 7% Stance on student loan debt reform 9% 6% 12% Stance on gun control 7% 10% 6% Other 6% 5% 4% Stance on abortion 5% 6% 3% Respondents identified as Independent and Other included in total What is responsible for the current healthcare crisis? Over four in five Americans feel as though the country is currently in a healthcare affordability crisis, and 42% of survey respondents blame the government. Women were more likely to fault the government than men. A majority of people did report satisfaction with their current health insurance plan — 68%, to be exact. This was consistent across the aisle and amongst men and women. Price of premiums and deductibles was the leading cause of the dissatisfaction among those not happy with their current policy. Leading cause of Americans’ dissatisfaction with their health insurance Health Insurance Plan Opinions Generational views of the U.S. healthcare position Nearly 61% of Baby Boomers were dissatisfied due to premium and deductible increases. Republicans and those earning over $100,000 annually were also more likely to be unhappy with the rising price of healthcare. Just over 47% of Gen Zers have difficulty understanding what is and is not covered in their health insurance plan. This sense of confusion was also shared among 38% of those with an annual income ranging from $25,000-$34,999. Millennials and Gen Yers expressed frustration with the lack of in-network providers, with over one in five respondents from each age group dissatisfied. Forty-three percent of Americans would be angry if they were required to switch health insurance providers. Republicans would be more angered than Democrats to be required to switch health insurance providers, yet 27% of Democrats remain undecided when it comes to their feelings on the matter. With 66% of Americans feeling loyalty toward their healthcare provider, they may not want to risk receiving the type of treatment they prefer. When asked what (if anything) they would sacrifice, if it meant every American would be able to obtain affordable healthcare, ValuePenguin discovered that 35% of people would not sacrifice anything for universal healthcare. Sacrifices for universal healthcare % total respondents % Republican respondents % Democrat respondents I would not sacrifice any of these things 35% 47% 24% I would be willing to wait longer at the doctor's office 34% 28% 37% I would be willing to switch to another doctor 21% 15% 25% I would be willing to pay more for my premium 13% 12% 17% I would be willing to pay a higher copay 9% 6% 15% I would be willing to travel further to seek medical treatment 9% 8% 9% I would willing to risk being denied coverage/treatment 2% 1% 3% Respondents identified as Independent and Other included in total Two in three Democrats are willing to pay more in taxes for universal healthcare compared to only one in three Republicans. Approximately half of Americans are willing to pay more in taxes for universal healthcare; however, this is heavily skewed toward Democrats. Over 66% of Democrats would pay more, compared to only 36% of Republicans. While nearly 70% of people would be interested in obtaining Medicare for All, the results varied drastically by age. It is important to note that 55% of respondents believe there should be private coverage health insurance options in addition to Medicare, and that a universal plan should not be the only option. Who is most in favor of having private coverage options in addition to Medicare? 92% of seniors 74+ 59% of Republicans 60% of those earning between $50,000 and $74,999 annually Who would be most likely to drop current coverage and enroll in Medicare if there was no age requirement? 49% of millennials 52% of Democrats 53% of those earning between $35,000 and $49,999 annually Methodology To determine Americans’ feelings toward health insurance, ValuePenguin commissioned Qualtrics to conduct an online survey of 1,155 Americans.