More State Schools Require Health Insurance for Students

About a year ago, six months after her mother was laid off from her job, Kate Simpson's health insurance coverage expired. A month later, the University of Texas student went to university health services for a sinus infection and found out her heart was beating three times faster than the normal rate, which soon led to a diagnosis of severe hyperthyroid disorder. It became a pre-existing condition that prevented her from getting new coverage, even through her father's employer. She...Full Story
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