Health Status of Young Adults with Insurance Coverage Before and After Affordable Care Act Passage.

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Summary of "Health Status of Young Adults with Insurance Coverage Before and After Affordable Care Act Passage."

The purpose of this study was to assess changes in health status of California young adults with insurance coverage before and after passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


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Name: The Permanente journal
ISSN: 1552-5775


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Insurance coverage of a physical or mental health condition, disability, or illness existing before health insurance is applied for or enrolled in.

Federal program, enacted in 1997, for the funding of children's health insurance coverage at the state level for low-income families, affording them effective protection against erosions in employer sponsored coverage.

Public Law 104-91, enacted in 1996, is designed to protect health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their jobs. HIPAA has separate provisions for the large and small group markets, and the individual market. HIPAA amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to provide improved portability and continuity of health insurance coverage, extending earlier provisions under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 ("COBRA").

Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.

Health insurance coverage for all persons in a state or country, rather than for some subset of the population. It may extend to the unemployed as well as to the employed; to aliens as well as to citizens; for pre-existing conditions as well as for current illnesses; for mental as well as for physical conditions.

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