Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Obamacare's Slacker Mandate: Sleep & Socializing Up, Work Down

What with Obamacare’s health insurance exchanges unraveling pretty quickly, Americans might be excused for having forgotten one of Obamacare’s first intrusions: The “slacker mandate.” This was the provision that requires employer-based health plans to cover “children” on their parents’ plans until they are 26.

It took effect in 2010. The results are in, according to a new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The young adults are sleeping and socializing more, but working less.

Read the entire entry at NCPA's Health Policy Blog.

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