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Lavelle speaks with PRI about women's post-divorce health insurance coverage

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Research shows after divorce, women more likely than men to lose health insurance" - PRI. 02/17/2012.

Using 11 years of census data, Bridget Lavelle and Pamela Smock analyzed women's health insurance levels before and after divorce. Here Lavelle discusses the findings showing that a significant percent of women lose their coverage post-divorce.

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