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Affordable Health Insurance

Many families and individuals across the nation are in search of finding affordable health insurance. However, as the cost of the medical insurance keeps rising medical coverage is less affordable year by year. This section covers news and research about where the health insurance is affordable and what the government or private companies are doing with health care reform.

Health Insurance for Unmarried Partners

Generally, and unfortunately, if an employer offers health insurance coverage to the spouses of employees, it usually doesn't extend the coverage to unmarried partners too. Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), employers are not required to offer health insurance to any employees, spouses, or "domestic partners" (this term is often used to include same sex couples and unmarried opposite-sex couples, as well as common law marriages).

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