PwC Releases Detailed Profile on Health Insurance Exchange Population, Big4.com Reports

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More States to Involve Federal Government in Exchanges than Previously Expected

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Big4.com, the premier social networking forum for professionals and alumni of Accenture, Andersen, BearingPoint, Capgemini, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC finds a new report from PwC's Health Research Institute (HRI) projects that more states are likely to involve the federal government than previously expected in health insurance exchanges. Health Insurance Exchanges: Long on Options; Short on Time, notes12 million Americans are expected to begin enrollment in the exchanges next year and that represents a new, emerging healthcare customer base with a demographic profile and health needs that differ from the current insured population, according to HRI analysis.

Big4.com reports that close to one-third will gain coverage through Medicaid, 45 percent will shop on the exchange and nearly a quarter will enroll in employer-sponsored plans. Big4.com also notes they will have a median age of 33, and 88 percent report being in relatively good health today. More than 85 percent do not hold a college degree; 42 percent are employed full time; approximately 30 percent consider English a second language.

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