Study: Early Obamacare sign-ups appear to be less healthy and older

|By:, SA News Editor

People who bought Obamacare coverage early were more likely to receive treatments for pain, depression and HIV, a study by Express Scripts (ESRX) shows.

The data indicates that the early enrollees have more serious health problems and are older than people with employee plans.

However, the report doesn't cover those who signed up later, who tended to be younger and presumably healthier, according to anecdotal evidence.

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