For Insurance, Adult Children Ride Piggyback

Not only are children moving back home after college and asking Mom and Dad for monthly subsidies, but in a growing number of states children can now stay on their parents’ health insurance plans well into their 20’s.

Call it another example of adultescence. With 18- to 34-year-olds the fastest growing group of uninsured, states are extending the time that children can be a dependent for insurance purposes. Full Story »

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Peggy Kruse
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by Peggy Kruse - Oct. 1, 2008

Informative story with some facts and some anecdotes on the way states are helping young adults cope with the continuing health insurance crisis....and the possible impact on insurance companies.

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