Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Obamacare Customers Skew Older as Young Wait for Pitch

By Alex Wayne and Mike Dorning, Bloomberg

The U.S. government said it would ramp up Obamacare outreach in 25 cities to lure younger people to the program after a report showed about 70 percent of the initial customers are 35 years of age or older.
The effort by the Obama administration and allied interest groups will focus on a Feb. 15 target to sign up people for coverage beginning March 1, said White House officials, who spoke to reporters on the condition they not be identified.  READ MORE

The number is not just skewed when it's 70% over 35 years old and the sickest people Americans.

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