As health care reform goes into effect, coverage for young adults is expected to significantly improve, according to the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey of 2012.

In 2010, 48 percent of adults ages 19 to 25 were not insured at least at one point in the year, a figure that dropped to 41 percent in 2012, the survey finds.  

During the time of the survey, 79 percent of young respondents reported being insured, an increase from 69 percent in 2010. The survey attributes this to Affordable Care Act's provision that children under age 26 can enroll in a parent's health plan.

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