Five million young adults gained coverage since the Affordable Care Act took effect. These factsheets summarize how young adults access and use health care services now that they’re insured.
Collectively Millennials spend $174 billion on health expenses every year, making up 12 percent of all health care expenses nationally. With 5.2 million new young adults gaining insurance coverage over the last two years, health providers, insurers, and advocates need to understand what health conditions young adults seek care and how they pay for it. In fact, young adults seek care for unique conditions, and pay for that treatment differently than other age groups.
Factsheet: How Millennials Use Their Health Insurance