Millennials Need New Policies, Not New Hashtags

September 30, 2016

The White House held its Millennial Outreach and Engagement Summit on Tuesday for young people to come together and share how they are going to persuade their peers to sign up for ObamaCare. The fourth Open Enrollment period begins November 1, 2016.

According to a June Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services media release, younger and healthier adults are more likely than average to remain uninsured. The CMMS lists how young people benefit from having insurance, such as protecting against catastrophic costs from a serious illness, and then hits at the larger issue—young people signing up “contributes to a more balanced Marketplace risk pool and lower costs.” That’s the key.