Health Policy In the mid-1990s, Congress passed a law that was supposed to help people who feared they would lose their health insurance if they left a job. But a new poll by NPR News, the Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government shows this so-called "job lock" is still common. One quarter of Americans say someone in their immediate family has experienced the problem. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.
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In the mid-1990s, Congress passed a law that was supposed to help people who feared they would lose their health insurance if they left a job. But a new poll by NPR News, the Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government shows this so-called "job lock" is still common. One quarter of Americans say someone in their immediate family has experienced the problem. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.