One aspect could make a big difference for the thousands of college students in our area.
Young people can now stay on their parents' health insurance until age 26.
Experts say this affects at least 2.5 million young adults nationwide.
On Texas Tech's campus there are different views on this.
One student calls it "life changing," while another believes health care should be the students responsibility no matter what as soon as they walk across the graduation stage.
"It benefits me completely. I don't see myself without it. I don't see anyway I could ever-- I don't have that extra 300 dollars," Tech student Anthony Regalado said.
"I think once you get out of college you should get a job and break off from your parents and have your own-- get your own insurance," Tech student Michael Stevenson said.
This specific provision went into effect in September of 2010.
According to the Centers for Disease Control the percentage of adults ages 19 to 25, with health insurance, rose from 66 percent to 71 percent in 9 months.