1m more 18-25 yr olds insured due to Obamacare

From Gallup we learn that the President’s health care reform law seems to have massively helped kids 18-25 get insured (HHS says it’s a million young adults).  I used the term Obamacare intentionally in the headline.  Why not turn it around on them.  Obamacare just helped a HUGE number of kids nationwide.  This is what the Republicans are promising to repeal if they win the White House and the Senate:

Fewer young adults in the U.S. reported lacking health insurance coverage in each of the three quarters since the new healthcare law in September 2010 began allowing young adults to stay on their parents’ plans up to age 26. About one in four (24.2%) 18- to 25-year-olds reported being uninsured in the second quarter of this year, down from 28% in the third quarter of 2010, and nearly the lowest Gallup has measured at any point since it began tracking health insurance coverage rates in 2008.


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