This brief examines major issues in health insurance and preventive services affecting adolescents and young adults, as implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act proceeds.
This 2012 brief, created by the Center for Adolescent Health & the Law (CAHL) and NAHIC, discusses gains in private insurance coverage for young adults over the past two years and describes other provisions ACA that will further expand health insurance coverage and improve access to preventive services for this age group.
This 2010 brief, created by the Center of Adolescent Health and the Law (CAHL) and NAHIIC, reviews major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act highlighting those of greatest significance for these young people.
This fact sheet provides an analysis of the major health care reform bills before the House and Senate as of November 2009.
This issue brief, developed by the Center for Adolescent Health & the Law, presents an overview of the health care issues faced by homeless adolescents and young adults.
Midcourse Review of the Healthy People 2010: 21 Critical Health Objectives for Adol’s & Young Adults
Progress on the 21 Critical Health Objectives was reviewed as part of the Healthy People 2010 Midcourse Review. The review found little or no improvement on most objectives.
This 2006 issue brief describes the young people who are aging out of foster care, their health status, and the barriers they face when leaving foster care.
This article presents data on health insurance coverage for adolescents, including trends from 1984-2002.
Eligibility and Enrollment of Adolescents in Medicaid and SCHIP: Recent Progress, Current Challenges
This 2003 article examines the effect of federal and state policy changes on adolescents’ eligibility and enrollment in Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
This 2002 summary synthesizes the proceedings of an expert meeting to begin developing a national health agenda for middle childhood.