Youth Signups Stay Flat For ACA Exchanges In February

Law360, New York (March 11, 2014, 7:06 PM EDT) -- The Affordable Care Act in February didn’t gain steam with younger, fitter Americans who are important to the financial sustainability of health insurance reform, according to enrollment statistics released Tuesday as the Obama administration made its latest high-profile bid to reach youths.

Of the almost 950,000 people who signed up for private coverage last month, 27 percent were ages 18 to 34. That was the same rate in January, and it left the overall rate of youth enrollment unchanged at 25 percent, well shy of the...
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