But they are lucky. She's 60 and he's 52.
Younger people will see even more of their health insurance premium rise as under this law they must be at least 33 percent of what elderly people pay.
Before Obamacare, premiums ran at 20 percent.
This is another transfer of wealth from young, working people to older people.
Of course, there are individuals who are helped by the act, but there seems to be far fewer than advertised.
But Congress could have written a better plan that provides coverage to those who need it, while not socking millions of others with higher premiums.
However that would have required Democrats to include Republicans in crafting the law.
Hardball politics has a price. Unfortunately the American people, not the politicians, are paying it.