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Study: Parents insured, but kids aren't

October 21, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
If a child doesn't have health insurance, you probably think the parents don't either. A new study finds that's not the case for millions of U.S. kids.A Journal of the American Medical Association study finds these children usually come from households earning $25,000-to-$75,000. Parents may have insurance, but can't afford to add on their kids, or they make too much to qualify for state programs.

Authors say their findings reveal just how unaffordable healthcare is for millions of families.


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