5 votes. That’s the narrow margin that the House health care bill passed. And very surprisingly – there was a Republican vote in favor.
It’s still too soon to tell what the final product will be, but for young adults the outcome looks like:
- individual mandate
- and extension of the age on which they can remain on parents’ insurance
For an exhaustive analysis of the situation that may tell you more than you ever want to know, read my article here.
This American Life produced two amazing shows covering the health care reform from angles that have not been thoroughly analyzed by most other media.