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At least 600,000 young adults join parents’ health plans under new law
Los Angeles Times

Hundreds of thousands of young adults are taking advantage of the healthcare law provision that allows people under 26 to remain on their parents’ health plans, some of the nation’s largest insurers are reporting. That pace appears to be faster than the government expected.

WellPoint, the nation’s largest publicly traded health insurer with 34 million customers, said the dependent provision was responsible for adding 280,000 new members.