This third summary of the VQH Townhall in Alexandria covers the presentation by Hadley Heath, a Senior Policy Analyst for the Independent Women’s Voice.
She addressed the adverse effects of Obamacare on younger generations and the principles that should guide alternatives to Obamacare for these younger generations.
She began by describing the numerous changes in life that young people in their 20s experience, including a shift from parental health insurance to their own insurance. In making this change, young people are healthy and essentially just need health insurance that would cover the costs of unexpected health problems.
When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) was passed, most young people supported it, accepting in good faith its many promises…Continued