600,000 Young Adults Gain Health Insurance in 2011 Under Obamacare
Forbes confirms that the Affordable Care Act is doing something it promised:
The provision of the law that permits young adults under 26, long the largest uninsured demographic in the country, to remain on their parents’ health insurance program resulted in at least 600,000 newly insured Americans during the first quarter of 2011…
The Health & Human Services Department had estimated that the changes in the law would result in about 1.2 million new enrollees in 2011. However, according to Aaron Smith, the executive director of a Washington based non-profit that advocates for the young, it now looks as if that number will be exceeded.
I’ll file this one under liberal talking points no one is talking about.