Young Women & Health Care Coverage

By Christine Cupaiuolo |

As part of its monthly Reform Matters conference call series on health care policy, the National Women’s Law Center has put together an excellent package of information on young women and insurance coverage.

put together a fact sheet on why young people are so often without insurance and ways to make it read affordable.

In , explains how to insure read young people now: Change state laws to allow young people to remain on their parents’ health insurance plans beyond age 18. Finally, here’s a look at what Massachusetts offers: a health plan especially designed for 18-26 year-olds.

Plus: If you’re on Facebook, join the group , also sponsored by the National Women’s Law Center.


  1. connie wilson says:

    Thank you for this great post. So much information. Hope a difference can be made. Keep up the valuable work.

  2. Thanks for highlighting our Reform Matters conference call series! It’s true – there’s a lot of work to be done in the effort to secure comprehensive, affordable healthcare for women. We’ve got read information about the on our website as well as read information about on our blog.

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