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In Case You Can't See the Difference Between The Affordable Care Act and Rocket Science

An impenetrable bubble made from a volcanic diamond alloy may just be the innovative health care solution young invincibles have been waiting...

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This post is brought to you by GOOD with support from The California Endowment, Health Happens Here with Prevention.

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Six Questions About Obamacare Answered

As a late 20-something, I could very possibly be a member of the "young invincibles," a label used to describe people between 18 and 34 who do not have health insurance because they think they're, well… invincible (not to mention broke).

As a late 20-something, I could very possibly be a member of the "young invincibles," a label used to describe people between 18 and 34 who do not have health insurance because they think they're, well… invincible (not to mention broke). 



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Employer-Based Health Insurance Is On Its Way Out

So why do we get our healthcare from the boss in the first place?

With the Supreme Court planning to consider the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act next week, the relatively latent issue of America's health care system is bubbling to the surface. The National Institute for Health Care Reform released some disturbing numbers this month [PDF] showing that over the past 10 years, the percentage of Americans with employer-based health insurance has plummeted from about 70 percent to about 50 percent. The study includes working-age people only, so the discrepancy can't be attested to the growing elderly population or increasing numbers of Medicare recipients. If this handy chart from the NIHCR tracing recent trends is any indication, we may not have employer-based health care much longer.

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