College students on Medicaid told to purchase private health plans or leave

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Brigham Young University-Idaho no longer accepts the free government insurance program. Students on Medicaid at Brigham Young University-Idaho recently discovered that the school no longer accepts the free government insurance program. The unusual announcement was made as the college’s students began winter semester enrollment. The number of students on Medicaid is expected to rise in Idaho in January as the free government health insurance program expands starting in 2020. Brigham Young University-Idaho, like a large number of post-secondary institutions, requires all its students to have health coverage. However, this month…

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Health care reforms have not eliminated the need for college medical plans

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The key is to know when and how to use these policies. Though the summer is just beginning, college students are already making preparations so that they will be ready when the school year begins again, and many are wondering how the health care reforms will impact their need for medical coverage through their schools. Some students are wondering if the Affordable Care Act means they don’t need college plans anymore. The truth is that these medical policies sold through the colleges are just as important as they have ever…

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