However, staying active is extremely important. Dr. Karen Basen-Engquist, director of MD Anderson’s Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship in Houston, Texas, told CBSNews.com that studies show exercise can lower rates of relapse for people with breast and colorectal cancers.
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This is commonly referred to as “Dependent 26.” Advocates point out college grads will have more time to check into coverage options without the fear of the adult child suddenly losing coverage another when they graduate from college. But don’t assume that having an adult child remain on a parent’s policy is always the better option. For example, if you are a healthy 20-something grad you may be able to buy an individual health policy for less than the add-on cost to remain covered under a parent’s health plan. Or if you get a job with an employer that offers subsidized health insurance benefits, that may be a lower cost option with more comprehensive benefits and coverage. Finally, under the new law, states are required to roll out the new health insurance exchanges by Oct. 1, which are supposed to offer low cost health insurance plans for individuals. Another option young adults who are currently covered under their parents’ health plan should take a closer look at and consider is a high deductible health insurance plan , or HDHP.
Health insurance choices for young adults
The law does not mandate that businesses with fewer than 50 full-time employees — defined as 30 hours per week — provide health insurance. If your business employs more than 50 full-time employees, penalties could arise if you do not provide insurance. Starting in 2016, all SHOPs will be open to employers with up to 100 FTEs. I own over a small business What if I am self-employed? If you are self-employed with no employees, you can obtain coverage through the individual Health Exchange Marketplace — but not via SHOP. I own a small business Are there personal exemptions? I’m a College Student What do I need to know?