## medicare_pay

Variable | Question text | Label |
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wtpAD_A0 | Would you prefer a situation where Medicare covers the treatment, but the Medicare contribution rate increases to 1.50%? Or would you prefer the contribution rate to stay the same at 1.45%, but Medicare does not cover the treatment?
For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would get deducted $750 per year for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 1.50% |

wtpAD_A1 | Would you prefer that Medicare covers this treatment with an increase in the Medicare contribution rate to 1.55%, or that the contribution rate remains at the current level of 1.45% and Medicare does not cover the treatment?
For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would have $775 per year deducted for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 1.55% |

wtpAD_A2 | Now imagine that the cost of the treatment is higher, resulting in a larger increase in the Medicare contribution rate.
Would you prefer that Medicare covers this treatment with an increase in the Medicare contribution rate to 1.60%, or that the contribution rate remains at the current level of 1.45% and Medicare does not cover the treatment? For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would have $800 per year deducted for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 1.60% |

wtpAD_A3 | Would you prefer that Medicare covers this treatment with an increase in the Medicare contribution rate to 1.65%, or that the contribution rate remains at the current level of 1.45%, and Medicare does not cover the treatment?
For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would have $825 per year deducted for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 1.65% |

wtpAD_A4 | Would you prefer that Medicare covers this treatment with an increase in the Medicare contribution rate to 1.70%, or that the contribution rate remains at the current level of 1.45% and Medicare does not cover the treatment?
For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would have $850 per year deducted for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 1.70% |

wtpAD_AMAX | Would you prefer that Medicare covers this treatment with an increase in the Medicare contribution rate to 2.0%, or that the contribution rate remains at the current level of 1.45%, and Medicare does not cover the treatment?
For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would have $1,000 per year deducted for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 2.0% |

wtpAD_AMAX_MAX | Would you prefer that Medicare covers this treatment with an increase in the Medicare contribution rate to 3.0%, or that the contribution rate remains at the current level of 1.45%, and Medicare does not cover the treatment?
For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would have $1,500 per year deducted for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 3.0% |

wtpAD_Am1 | Would you prefer that Medicare covers this treatment with an increase in the Medicare contribution rate to 1.48%, or that the contribution rate remains at the current level of 1.45%, and Medicare does not cover the treatment?
For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would have $740 per year deducted for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 1.48% |

wtpAD_Am2 | Now imagine that the cost of the treatment is lower, resulting in a lower increase in Medicare contribution rate.
Would you prefer that Medicare covers this treatment with an increase in the Medicare contribution rate to 1.47%, or that the contribution rate remains at the current level of 1.45%, and Medicare does not cover the treatment? For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would have $735 per year deducted for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 1.47% |

wtpAD_Am3 | Would you prefer that Medicare covers this treatment with an increase in the Medicare contribution rate to 1.465%, or that the contribution rate remains at the current level of 1.45%, and Medicare does not cover the treatment?
For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would have $732.50 per year deducted for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 1.465% |

wtpAD_Am4 | Now imagine that the cost of the treatment is lower, resulting in a lower increase in Medicare contribution rate.
Would you prefer that Medicare covers this treatment with an increase in the Medicare contribution rate to 1.46%, or that the contribution rate remains at the current level of 1.45%, and Medicare does not cover the treatment? For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would have $730 per year deducted for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 1.46% |

wtpAD_AmMIN | Would you prefer that Medicare covers this treatment with an increase in the Medicare contribution rate to 1.451%, or that the contribution rate remains at the current level of 1.45%, and Medicare does not cover the treatment?
For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would have $725.50 per year deducted for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 1.451% |

wtpAD_AmMINMIN | Would you prefer that Medicare covers this treatment with an increase in the Medicare contribution rate to 1.4501%, or that the contribution rate remains at the current level of 1.45%, and Medicare does not cover the treatment?
For your reference, the contribution increase means that a worker earning $50,000 annually would have $725.05 per year deducted for Medicare contributions, instead of $725 per year.
Please select one of the following options: | Medicare contribution rate increases to 1.4501% |