Now more than ever, there is widespread support for policies to lower healthcare costs as consumers continue to make sacrifices such as delaying or forgoing care. Those with lower incomes, who are disproportionately people of color, report feeling the strain of high healthcare costs more than others, illustrating that lowering costs can help advance health equity.
About the Survey
The 18-minute survey was conducted online June 25–July 12, 2021 using NORC/AmeriSpeak’s online panel. The base survey is n = 2,555 adults nationwide plus oversamples for totals of:
N = 689 Black adults
N = 618 Latinx adults
N = 476 AAPI adults
N = 113 adults enrolled in the Marketplace plans
N = 524 adults enrolled in Medicare
The survey was offered in English and Spanish. The margin of sampling error for total results: + 3.05 percentage points.