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Youth who buy health insurance – dutiful or duped?
San Francisco Chronicle

As part of its effort to promote the Affordable Care Act ahead of the enrollment deadline for health coverage in 2014, the Obama administration aggressively campaigned to enroll more “young invincibles,” i.e., young people between ages 18 and 35. The importance of young people to the health care law is well documented; the law’s success is predicated on a large pool of young, healthy people to subsidize health care costs for seniors and for individuals with pre-existing conditions.