More than 19 million young adults across the United States lack basic health insurance coverage. Although often healthy, young people do need medical care for preventive treatment, regular check-ups, and occasional health problems. Many of them also have costly chronic conditions. Yet rising health insurance premiums price millions of young adults out of the market. The Affordable Care Act aims to provide affordable coverage to millions of uninsured and underinsured young adults.
SOURCE: Young Invincibles website