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State exchanges report strong interest from young people
Modern Healthcare

A few states running their own insurance exchanges are touting high levels of interest from young people, leaving observers to speculate about the likelihood of attracting a demographic group widely viewed as the linchpin of the healthcare reform law’s success.

In an Oct. 11 update, Maryland Health Connection, the state’s exchange, said the most common age group among its initial 25,000 verified accounts was 25 to 29 years old.