Health Care Is Not Fair (Especially for Women)

Kim Conte
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When it comes to health care, women pay higher premiums than men. This video explores this issue even further, explaining how in many states, a woman's application for health insurance can be rejected if she is a survivor of domestic violence, previously had a C-section, or is pregnant.

So what can we do about it?

Visit Being a Woman Is Not a Pre-Exisiting Condition to contact members of Congress—urging them to pass health care reform legislation that makes health care affordable, accessible, and comprehensive for women and their families. You can either call them or (easier) e-mail them through the site.

It's an easy—but powerful—way to get involved in the debate on health care reform.

Is it discriminatory to charge women more for health care than for men?

 

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