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Monday, September 23, 2013

Millennials' participation in the new health insurance exchanges is considered crucial to the success of the Affordable Care Act.

Insuring young, healthy people helps balance out the risk of covering older, sicker adults, experts say. But if America's 20- and 30-somethings don't sign up, the fear is that premiums could spiral out of control.

Young adults, ages 19 to 34, are more likely to be uninsured than any other age group, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Read more at KPTV.

 

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