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Wed August 28, 2013
Health insurance lags among state's teens
Teenagers in Michigan eligible for no-cost government sponsored health insurance like Medicaid and MIchild aren't getting signed up.
That means they're walking around uninsured. Many aren't getting regular preventative care and many are relying on the Emergency Room if something comes up. This pattern can have a huge detrimental impact on a families finances, and a teens health.
But why is it happening? That's more complicated. The whole story is at State of Opportunity.
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