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How Health Reform Could Affect the Young Invincibles

Excerpt from Kaiser Health News:

“This plan is insurance in name only,” a group called Y.I. Want Change said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada. The coalition of liberal groups such as College Democrats of America, the youth arm of the Center for American Progress, and the Young Invincibles, wants emergency-room care and three primary-care doctor visits covered before the deductible is paid.

The Senate bill requires the catastrophic plans to cover certain screening tests and immunizations even if the deductible hasn’t been met. It’s ambiguous on coverage for primary-care visits before the deductible is paid, says Ari Matusiak, the Young Invincibles’ co-founder and a Georgetown University law student.”

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