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Charlotte Observer: Lack of Health Coverage Hobbles Young Adults in NC, Advocates Say

By Ann Doss Helms

“Young adults make up almost half the low-income North Carolinians who don’t qualify for Medicaid or health insurance subsidies, advocates said in a report released Friday. About 258,000 18- to 34-year-olds fall into the coverage gap, said leaders of Young Invincibles and the N.C. Justice Center, advocacy groups that want state leaders to expand Medicaid coverage to healthy, childless adults living in poverty.” Read more here.