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Health care law helps 2.5 million young adults get insurance
USA Today

More than 2.5 million adults younger than 26 have stayed on their parents’ health insurance plans because of a provision in last year’s health care, the Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. “It shows what a big difference this is already making in Americans’ lives,” HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said. The percentage of adults ages 19 to 25 with health insurance rose from 66.7% in September 2010, when the provision took effect, to 71.9% in June, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics.

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