At the moment, health insurance may not seem like a hot priority. However, by January 1, 2014, most Americans must purchase a health insurance plan or else pay a penalty. This mandate includes young adults.
How Health Care For Young Adults Works Now
The Affordable Care Act goes into full effect on January 1, 2014. However certain parts of the legislation have already been put into place. Below are some of the aspects that currently affect health care for young adults:
• The Affordable Care Act makes it possible for those under age 26 to be insured as a dependent on their parent’s health insurance through work.
• New health insurance plans must now cover certain preventive services at no charge.