Progressives are becoming increasingly concerned at the prospect of millions of uninsured young people deciding to push the easy button next year by simply paying a very small fine rather than obtain health coverage. Consequently, they have turned to a new argument to get those under 30 to act against their self interest by signing up for the Exchanges. Now we are being told that Obamacare will be a good deal for young people in the long run since whatever short-term losses they incur in the form of higher premiums will be more than made up later when they are older and get to pay lower premiums than they would in today’s market.
- Obamacare Hits Young Adults’ Wallets Hard (heritageaction.com)
- How Low Will Obama Go?: HHS Offering Cash Prizes in Video Contest to Sell the Obamacare Lie the Best. (thelonestarwatchdog.com)
- No, Obamacare Is Not A Good Deal For Young People In The Long Run: Not Even Close (forbes.com)