(Bloomberg) -- A year after Obamacare gave young adults the right to stay on their parents’insurance plans, more of them reported excellent physical and mental health in one of the first definitive results seen from the overhaul.

The policy letting parents keep children on their plans until age 26 was one of the first expansions of coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, enacted in September 2010. It is also one of the most popular; some congressional Republicans who otherwise support repealing the law have said they would retain the parental coverage provision.

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