“Obamacare will increase underlying premiums by 41 percent … the steepest hikes will be imposed on the healthy, the young, and the male. And Obamacare’s taxpayer-funded subsidies will primarily benefit those nearing retirement—people who, unlike the young, have had their whole lives to save for their health-care needs.”
“Men will face the steepest increases: 77, 37, and 47 percent for 27-year-olds, 40-year-olds, and 64-year-olds, respectively. Women will also face increases, but to a lesser degree: 18%, 28%, and 37% for 27-, 40-, and 64-year-olds.”
The article below, by Forbes, is filled with facts. However it doesn’t give any information on people 18 to 26.
College students must purchase health insurance in order to enroll at some colleges. The average cost is $2,200 a year (unless they can be covered by their parents’ insurance). More than one million students are stuck purchasing their own insurance.