Through our research we have found that women are continuously charged more for health coverage simply because they are women, and individual market health plans often exclude coverage for services that only women need, like maternity coverage. The report provides an in-depth analysis of these inequalities and explains how the Affordable Care Act explicitly removes these discriminations by 2014.

Published On: March 16, 2012Associated Issues: Discrimination in Health CareExpanding Health CoverageHealth CareHealth Care & Reproductive RightsReforming Insurance Practices