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Health Care Reform Insures 6.6 Million Young Adults Who Still Struggle To Pay Medical Bills, Debt

U.S. healthcare reform likely enabled about 6.6 million young adults to join their parents’ health insurance plans last year, a report found on Friday, though problems with medical bills and debt remained an issue.

President Barack Obama’s 2010 healthcare reform law allowed young adults – who previously had the nation’s highest uninsured rate – to stay on their parents’ private insurance plans through age 26.