WSJ Poll – Majority Supports Insurance Discounts for Those with Healthy Lifestyles

WSJ Poll – Majority Supports Insurance Discounts for Those with Healthy Lifestyles

July 24, 2006 Posted by Tarren Bragdon - No Comments

A recent Wall Street Journal/Harris poll of 2,300 adults reveals that more Americans support higher health insurance premiums or copays for individuals with unhealthy lifestyles. A majority (53%) think is would be fair that “people who have healthy lifestyles, don’t smoke, exercise frequently and control their weight tend to incur fewer health care costs than people with unhealthy lifestyles