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    askew

    in January there was a big upswing in young sign-ups.  Plus, it's not just the youth factor, but the health factor.  There are a lot of 40 plus healthy people who are helping make the risk pool work.

    There's also the risk corridors (now safe from supposed debt ceiling hostage taking).

    Steve Gilliard Lives.

    by Bethesda 1971 on Tue Feb 18, 2014 at 09:57:56 AM PST

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    •  And healthy 60 year olds. (1+ / 0-)
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      WillR

      But the actuarial assumptions in putting the exchanges together relied on significant participation by healthy young people.

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      by dinotrac on Tue Feb 18, 2014 at 10:01:21 AM PST

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