Post-divorce, many women lose health insuranceBridget Lavelledivorcehealth insuranceprivate health insurance
“The current health care and insurance system in the US is inadequate for a population in which multiple marital and job changes over the life course are not uncommon,” says Bridget Lavelle, a doctoral candidate in public policy and sociology at the University of Michigan.
“It remains to be seen how effective the Affordable Care Act will be in remedying the problem of insurance loss after divorce, but the law has provisions that may help substantially.”
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