Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Women and Health

More than any other demographic, women seem to have slipped through the cracks of the health care system. One in five women is currently uninsured; another 15 percent are on federal assistance programs. Historically, this has been in part due to gender rating, a common practice in which insurers charge women more than men for the same policy — sometimes by as much as 50 percent.
Fortunately, systems such as these are starting to be outlawed and women stand to gain more affordable access to care.
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