Most Americans Oppose Medicaid Cuts; Nearly Half Worried about Losing Health Care

Americans largely reject proposals that would reduce federal funding for Medicaid, the program that covers health care for lower income people. …

At a time of strong partisan divisions over health care, there is political consensus in support for protecting federal Medicaid funding. A majority of Republicans (55%), independents (69%), and Democrats (78%) oppose such cuts. Notably, six in ten (60%) Democrats strongly oppose reducing federal funding to Medicaid. CONT.