“For the first time in forever” women are now on more equal footing when it comes to health insurance

A recent news article chronicled worries that the disproportionate number of women signing up for the new health insurance marketplaces will lead to an unbalanced risk pool and increases in premiums. But as Sarah Dash documents in her latest blog post, the ACA is requiring insurers to shift from denying care to women to providing them with better, more comprehensive coverage. And with insurers now required to offer coverage to everybody, it may be time to harness new, consumer-friendly ways to keep health care costs in check. Continue reading