As the 2024 presidential election quickly approaches, many are wondering what issues will be most important to voters, especially amongst millennials and Generation X. A new study by eHealth found that more than three quarters of respondents said that Medicare is one of their top three voting issues for 2024. 

According to the study, Gen Xers and millennials largely approve of the U.S. health care system, with more than 75% of respondents describing it as "good" or "excellent." Similarly, the majority of Gen Xers and millennials greatly value Medicare and what it provides. The study found that 94% said they are entitled to coverage for their health care needs in retirement. 

Despite this, only 30% of respondents said they know that Medicare is a program primarily intended for people who are aged 65 and older. More specifically, only 28% of millennials and 41% of Gen Xers are aware of the intended purpose of Medicare, according to the study. 

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