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Rate of ‘underinsured’ kids in U.S. increased in 2019, but has changed slightly since pandemic

A group of toddlers walk down the street with an adult.
Emma Lee

On today’s episode of The Confluence: A new study finds a third of children nationwide are “underinsured,” meaning families, even with health insurance, could experience inadequate coverage; and Pittsburgh City Council has approved legislation to give employees their full pension, removing a 17-year-old policy that reduced pension benefits for some.