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Persuading 'Young Invincibles' To Buy Obamacare Insurance


Meanwhile, Robert Bauer may get health coverage after all. Starting next week, he'll be attending graduate school at Virginia Tech to study plant and soil science where, he says, insurance will cost him $200 a year in out of pocket costs. That's only about $100 more than the penalty he would have to pay if he chose not to get insurance.

MPR reporter Rupa Shenoy contributed to this story, which is part of a collaboration that includes Kaiser Health News, NPR, and MPR News.

Kaiser Health News is an editorially independent program of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan health policy research and communications organization not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente.

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