BY ZEKE CAMPFIELD email@example.com
Young professionals in Oklahoma said Tuesday's health care ruling will provide much needed relief during the unnerving years between college and professional work.
Among the many tenets of the Affordable Care Act — signed into law in 2010, but now getting approval from the U.S. Supreme Court — is one that mandates people up to age 26 can stay on their parents' health insurance policies.
Samantha Shaughnessy, a 23-year-old package handler at a UPS Store in Oklahoma City, said she is happy to put off the burden of expensive health care premiums until her college loans are retired and she is better situated in a career.
“It's helpful that I will be able to graduate in December, find a full-time job and that it's not going to be crunch time,” Shaughnessy said.
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