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Costs, Medicare top healthcare issues for voters: poll
Modern Healthcare

The cost of both healthcare and health insurance, followed by Medicare, are the top healthcare concerns on the minds of voters in all political parties, according to an August tracking poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation. When asked about the top healthcare policy issues in this campaign season, 78% of Democrats, 73% of Independents and 67% of Republicans listed the cost of healthcare and health insurance as either extremely or very important to their vote for president. Meanwhile, 80% of Democrats, 74% of Independents and 61% of Republicans said Medicare was the next most important topic to influence their choice.