enroll michigan http://michiganradio.org en Affordable Care Act needs young, healthy people to enroll http://michiganradio.org/post/affordable-care-act-needs-young-healthy-people-enroll <p>The latest figures from the government tell us that nearly 3.3 million Americans have signed up so far for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act exchanges.&nbsp;</p><p>Officials are pointing to a surge in young people who are enrolling: The percentage of people age 18-34 who enrolled grew by three percentage points last month over the previous three months.&nbsp;</p><p>Attracting these healthy young people to sign up is critical to the success of the Affordable Care Act, because they offset the costs of covering the older folks who are likely less healthy.&nbsp;</p><p>So just what is the key to getting young Americans under the Obamacare tent? Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:56:04 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 16473 at http://michiganradio.org Affordable Care Act needs young, healthy people to enroll