The findings are the latest in an ongoing study on the impact of the Affordable Care Act in
"We're noticing new people in the community who weren't getting medical help, like college students," she said. "Now we're working with these people; many of them have several jobs, and they're having a challenging time making ends meet. What we've noticed, though, is that there's a stereotype that all people on
Craig said the number of young people on
Younger adults have been blamed for rising premiums within private plans on federal and state health insurance marketplaces this year. Experts have speculated that a lack of young people signing up for private plans has tipped the scales with overwhelmingly older and unhealthier Americans. The news comes midway through the open enrollment period for 2017 health insurance coverage. Craig said
All Kentuckians should remember, she said, that open enrollment ends
A spokesperson for the governor's office Monday said the Republican administration remains confident that the
"Obamacare is imploding, and
Stamper said Bevin intends to continue good-faith negotiations with HHS regarding the health waiver.
"As changes take place on the national level to deal with the failed Obamacare experiment," Stamper said, "we will respond accordingly."
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