TakeCHARGE: How Turning 18 Changed My Healthcare Forever

The Doctor Weighs In
8 min readJun 29, 2020

By Abby Briggs

Medically reviewed by Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin)

A college student describes how the TakeCHARGE 5 Steps program helped her when she turned 18 and healthcare changed for her forever.

Healthcare changes when you turn 18. You now need to TakeCHARGE! (Photo source: iStock)

When I turned 18, I was looking forward to moving away for college, being able to vote, and maybe purchasing…

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