ACA Roundup: Young Invincibles Want Health Insurance, Study Show

Recent news about the Affordable Care Act and its impact on consumers.

Even young, healthy people should consider buying health insurance.

A new study shows that even young people think buying health insurance is important.

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Supreme Court May Look at Religious Exemptions to ACA

Dozens of employers have challenged the Affordable Care Act mandate to provide contraceptive coverage for employees, arguing that it violates their religious affiliations. The Obama administration's lawyers have now asked the Supreme Court justices to take up the issue this fall to decide whether these corporations can claim a religious exemption to part of the Affordable Care Act, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Analysis: Better to Keep Young Adults on Family Plans

Even though young adults are allowed to stay on their parents' health insurance plans until age 26, should they? The Wall Street Journal suggests that, for a two-parent family with at least one child under 26, keeping the young adult on the family plan is generally the best option in terms of both price and quality – sometimes even if the child can get individual coverage through a job.

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