The Group Telling People to Opt Out of Obamacare Is Still 'Working On' Its Math
This is GenOpp's core pitch. In a press release on Tuesday, for example, the group says, "Generation Opportunity wants all young people to have health insurance. The goal of www.optout.org
is to educate them on their options. Most young people will find it a better deal (and a lot less creepy) to opt out of Obamacare, pay the relatively small penalty, and then go buy non-Obamacare insurance on the private market." But that advice is not based on math.
"I don't have the calculations in front of me," spokesman Pasch told us. "Every state is different, and every individual is different." He said Connecticut might be one of those places, then quickly added, "Don't quote me on that."