Skip to comments.Mixed Reports on State Health Exchange[NY]
Posted on 01/14/2014 12:56:02 PM PST by Theoria
New York is enrolling a significant number of young subscribers on its health insurance exchange, but many of those already enrolled have raised questions about rules that limit which doctors they can see, or are having problems finding out if their doctors are covered, according to testimony at a State Senate hearing on Monday.
New York has been one of the most successful states in signing up people for new insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act and, as of Dec. 24, the deadline for enrollment for coverage beginning New Years Day, 230,624 had enrolled. As of Sunday, that number was 294,000. (People who sign up by the 15th of a month can get coverage the next month.)
About 30 percent of the people who enrolled in private plans in New York are under 35 years old, Donna Frescatore, head of New Yorks insurance exchange, said at the hearing. Nationally, only 24 percent were under 35, according to statistics released on Monday by federal health officials. Related Coverage
Younger people are considered crucial to the health exchanges viability, since they tend to need less care and thus their participation keeps premiums relatively low for everyone. Ms. Frescatore said that the 30 percent number was in line with what state officials had predicted they needed to keep the exchange affordable and that she was pleased with that as a very early indication that the exchange was working.
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“About 30 percent of the people who enrolled in private plans in New York are under 35 years old”
Well of course you would find that the worthless youth in NYC would help pump up the numbers. All you have to do to validate that comment is watch a “man-on-the-street” session with someone like Jesse Waters to understand. These morons are so ignorant of the world around them, you have to marvel that the’ve actually learned to tie their shoes and go to the bathroom.
How many are subsidized, how many have actually paid.
The plans suck.
She's a LIAR!