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Will ObamaCare Kill CA Health Insurance?

caduceusWill relatively young and healthy people purchase health insurance from the ObamaCare exchanges? After the release of insurance premiums by California’s ObamaCare-mandated health insurance exchange—”Covered California”—the participation of the Golden State’s youth is the topic of serious debate. David Hogberg at the National Policy Analysis says Covered California’s press release was misleading by saying that the proposed rates on the exchange would not be much higher than existing rates.The problem was that officials were comparing the rates in the exchange only to rates in the small-employer market. Critics of ObamaCare rightfully pounced, pointing out that the proper comparison was between the exchange and California’s current individual market according to a the report at www.nationalcenter.org.