Students Are in Cross Hairs of Dueling Messages on New Health-Care Options

With the participation of young adults in the new health-insurance markets seen as key to the success of the Affordable Care Act, college students can expect to hear dueling messages in the coming weeks over how the health-care law will affect them.

The opening of the marketplaces this month gives students a new range of affordable options for health insurance, said Christina Postolowski, a senior policy analyst at Young Invincibles, a progressive advocacy group that is encouraging