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Poll Shows Young People to Skip Coverage, Opt for Penalty Tax Instead
Fox News

The main premise of the president’s health-care reform is to extend coverage to everyone, and to make that financially attainable, the system will rely on young (and presumably more healthy) consumers entering the market. But there’s a potential snag in the financing plan: younger Americans might not opt to sign up for insurance. The Affordable Care Act requires citizens to sign up for health-care insurance by 2014 or face a fine.