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How Obamacare Affects Children

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U.S. News & World Report by Kimberly Leonard

Five weeks remain until adults can sign up for health plans through online marketplaces, but many parents don’t know that some services mandated through health care reform are already available to children. U.S. News held a Twitter chat with experts from the Urban Institute, Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families, First Focus and the American Academy of Pediatrics last week to address the broad impact of Obamacare on children’s coverage. They discussed open enrollment, the statistics of uninsured children, public versus private insurance, additional pediatric benefits and changes for young adults. …Read more