Public Opinion Surveys on Health Care: A Reference List

(as of October 1999)

This is a resource list intended to provide interested parties with the organizations that conduct a broad range of health-related surveys, which have a range findings.  It should not be considered an exhaustive list.  It will be updated periodically. If there are other surveys not listed below that you think should be added, please send an e-mail to Paul Fronstin.  We highly recommend visiting the HealthPlan and Attitude Surveys

Organizations Conducting Public Opinion on Health Care:

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

American Medical Association

Caredata

Center for Studying Health System Change

Charlton Research Company & The Congressional Institute

Employee Benefit Research Institute

Harris Interactive

Health Care Financing Administration

Kaiser Family Foundation

National Research Corporation

Sachs

The Commonwealth Fund

The Medstat Group

 

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
http://www.ahcpr.gov/

  • Consumer Assessment of Health Plans (CAHPS®)

American Medical Association
www.ama-assn.org

  • Public Opinion on Health Care Issues
  • Physician Opinion on Health Care Issues

Caredata
www.caredata.com

  • Commercial Health Plan Survey Reports

Center for Studying Health System Change
www.hschange.com

  • 1996-97 Community Tracking Study Household Survey
  • 1996-97 Community Tracking Study Physician Survey

Charlton Research Company & The Congressional Institute
http://www.charltonresearch.com/
www.conginst.org

  • Health Care Reform Study

Employee Benefit Research Institute
www.ebri.org

  • Health Confidence Survey (1998-1999)
  • Health Insurance Preference Survey 1999
  • The EBRI Poll: A National Public Opinion Survey Conducted by The Gallup Organization (1989-1996)

Harris Interactive
http://www.harrisinteractive.com/

  • The Harris Poll

Health Care Financing Administration
www.hcfa.gov

  • Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey

Kaiser Family Foundation
www.kff.org

  • The Kaiser/Harvard Health News Index (Various Dates)
  • Race, Ethnicity & Medical Care: A Survey of Public Perceptions and Experiences (October 1999)
  • Survey of Health Care in South Africa (September 1999)
  • Survey of Physicians and Nurses (July 1999)
  • Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard University School of Public Health: Update on Americans' Views on the Consumer Protections Debate (April 1999)
  • Post-Election Survey: Priorities for the 106th Congress (January 1999)
  • Washington Post/Kaiser/Harvard Survey Project, American Values: 1998 National Survey of Americans on Values (January 1999)
  • Kaiser Family Foundation Survey of Americans about Health Care and the Stock Market (November 1998)
  • National Survey on Medicare: The Next Big Health Policy Debate? (October 1998)
  • Kaiser/Harvard Survey of Americans on the Consumer Protection Debate (September 1998)
  • Kaiser Family Foundation/National Association of Black Journalists 1998 National Survey on Blacks, Media & Health (July 1998)
  • National Survey of Small Business Executives on Health Care (June 1998)
  • Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard University School of Public Health: Update on Americans' Views and Experiences in Managed Care (April 1998)
  • Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard University National Survey of Americans' Views on Consumer Protection in Managed Care (January 1998)
  • Kaiser Family Foundation/Princeton Survey Research Associates Study of Media Coverage of Managed Care: January 1990 - June 1997 (January 1998)
  • Survey of Consumer Experiences in Managed Care (November 1997)
  • Kaiser/Harvard National Survey of Americans' Views on Managed Care (November 1997)
  • Post-Election Survey of Voters' 1997 Health Care Agenda (January 1997)
  • Getting Behind the Numbers on Access to Care (October 1996)
  • Kaiser /Harvard Survey of Americans on Health Policy (July 1996)
  • National Survey of Public Knowledge of the Medicare Program and Public Support for Medicare Policy Proposals (January 1995)
  • What Shapes Lawmakers' Views: A Survey of Members of Congress and Key Staff on Health Care Reform (January 1995)
  • The New American Electorate and Health Reform (January 1995)

National Research Corporation
http://www.nationalresearch.com/

  • Satisfaction Measurement Services
  • Physician Level Satisfaction
  • CAHPS 2.0H
  • JCAHO ORYX Initiative
  • Health Care Financing Administration's Medicare Health Outcomes Survey
  • Dynamic Survey
  • Medicare Health Outcomes Survey
  • HEDIS/CAHPS 2.0H
  • Custom Research Services
  • The NRC's Healthcare Market Guide®

Sachs
http://www.sachs.com/

  • 1998 National Survey

The Commonwealth Fund
www.cmwf.org

  • Health Concerns Across a Woman's Lifespan: The Commonwealth Fund 1998 Survey of Women's Health (May 1999)
  • Medicare Beneficiaries: A Population at Risk (December 1998)
  • The Kaiser/Commonwealth 1997 National Survey of Health Insurance (December 1997)
  • Survey of Physician Experiences with Managed Care (March 1997)
  • Health Concerns Across a Woman's Lifespan: The Commonwealth Fund 1998 Survey of Women's Health (March 1994)
  • The Kaiser/Commonwealth Fund Second National Health Insurance Survey (November 1993)
  • Health Concerns Across a Woman's Lifespan: The Commonwealth Fund 1998 Survey of Women's Health (July 1993)
  • Americans' Health Care Concerns: A National Survey (April 1992)

The Medstat Group
http://www.medstat.com/

  • The MEDSTAT Quality Catalyst® Program. (1998)