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Taking health insurance for granted


(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)

Chances are you haven’t given this much thought. It would be part of some document which you signed when you joined the company. For a majority of those in the corporate world, health insurance is provided by the employer — to such an extent that you take it for granted.

Let’s do a status check, especially for those in the 25 to 40 age group working in the private sector.

How many of your friends have shifted jobs or have been forced to look for another job in the last two years?

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