Medical Economics January 17, 2024
Inflation is tops but health care concern is high as pessimism spreads like wildfire.
Inflation and the economy are the top concern of voters heading into the 2024 presidential election cycle, but health care remains among the top worrisome issues nationally.
On Jan. 17, 2024, the Bipartisan Policy Center and The Commonwealth Fund hosted the online forum “Health Care Policy in the Election Year.” Four policy analysts offered their interpretations of recent poll data about voters’ feelings, along with forecasts on what that will mean in November and beyond as the nation votes on the president.
Discussion lasted almost an hour with Robert Blendon, professor emeritus at Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Jarrett Lewis, partner at Public...