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04/01/2014 11:03 am ET Updated Apr 01, 2014

6 Obamacare Signup Tips For Vincibles

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The Obama Administration is making a huge push to get “Young Invincibles” to signup for Obamacare by tonight’s midnight signup deadline. But what about the Vincibles — Americans in their late 40s, 50s and early 60s?

Though they haven’t received nearly the same attention, boomers actually comprise most of those who’ve enrolled in the federal and state health-care marketplaces.

More than half (53 percent) of those who enrolled between Oct. 1, 2013 and March 1, 2014 are age 45 to 64 (not precisely the boomers’ ages, but it’s the way the Department of Health and Human Services break down the numbers). A likely reason: Many of them have one or more pre-existing conditions (diabetes, high blood pressure, creaky knees…), making them prime candidates for the new health insurance rules.

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