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Younger people, previously uninsured signing up for health insurance
Sacramento Business Journal

As the six-month open enrollment period for the individual market draws to a close, there’s a tilt in national enrollment outside state health exchanges toward younger enrollees and people who didn’t have insurance before.

High-deductible plans have gained popularity and the shift toward younger folks means average premiums are lower, according to new national data from eHealth Inc., the largest private health insurance exchange in the nation. Launched Oct. 1, open enrollment for the individual market ends on Monday.

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