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More Young Adults Have Health Insurance

Health Insurance for Young Adults Improves

After the Affordable Care Act was enacted in September of 2010, 2.5 million young adults under the age of 26 gained access to health insurance.

As we mentioned in an earlier blog post about age limits for family health insurance plans, one of the immediate changes to the Affordable Care Act was to ensure that adults under the age of 26 are able to remain on their parents’ health insurance plan.

Initially the CDC expected that the provision would only affect approximately one million young adults, but the results have already surpassed their expectations by more than double.

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