Millennials Need Health Insurance

Oct 31, 2017
millennials need health insurance

Millennials, we get it: you don’t want to purchase health insurance. If you are not offered affordable health insurance through your employer, the process can seem daunting and expensive. Fortunately, that is not the case—Nevada Health Link is here to assist you in finding the right plan for you. To be frank, Millennials need health insurance and you can’t afford to not have it. Discover what some medical procedures would cost you if you were uninsured:

ACL Surgery

The average ACL surgery will cost you $25,000 dollars if you’re uninsured.

Back surgery

The average back surgery will cost you $23,724 dollars if you’re uninsured.

Knee Arthroscopy

The high price of having a knee arthroscopy is $7,350 if you’re insured, according to Healthcare Blue Book.

Having Twins

The average cost for delivering twins is $17,802 dollars if you’re uninsured.


The average price of having an appendectomy is $28,000 if you’re uninsured.

Brain MRI

The high price of having a brain MRI is $2,520 if you’re uninsured, according to Healthcare Blue Book.


The average concussion will cost you $18,454 dollars if you’re uninsured.

While figuring out health care might seem like an inconvenience to millennials, the biggest inconvenience will ultimately be the mountain of medical bills.

With Nevada Health Link, getting health coverage is something you can afford to do. If you missed open enrollment, certain qualifying life events (QLE) may make you eligible for a special enrollment period. QLE’s are life-changing events such as job loss, income change, marriage/divorce and birth/adoption of a child. Nevada Health Link can connect contact a certified broker or navigator to see if you qualify for special enrollment. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify, learn more here.