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ACA’s ‘Age 26’ Provision Not Priority For Insurers, House Freedom Caucus Chair

February 10, 2017
Republicans have vowed to keep consumer protections in the Affordable Care Act that cover people regardless of their health status and allow children to stay on their parent’s plan until age 26, but there has been some chatter that the provision could be stripped or altered in an effort to get more young, healthy adults to enroll in the exchanges. Conservative economic scholar Benedic Ippolito of the American Enterprise Institute wrote recently that age-26 provision, although popular, is detrimental to...


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