Insurers say the early buyers of health coverage on the nation's troubled new websites are older than expected so far, raising early concerns about the economics of the insurance marketplaces.Even the Obama regime's creepy friends in Hollywood can't sell overpriced services.
If the trend continues, an older, more expensive set of customers could drive up prices for everyone, the insurers say, by forcing them to spread their costs around. "We need a broad range of people to make this work, and we're not seeing that right now," said Heather Thiltgen of Medical Mutual of Ohio, the state's largest insurer by individual customers. "We're seeing the population skewing older."
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Young Avoid New Health Plans Early Buyers of Coverage Are Older Than Expected, Raising Expense Concerns
The Wall Street Journal reports:
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