Fight Erupts Over Health Insurance Rates For Businesses Employing More Women

Kaiser Health News staff writer Jenny Gold reports on issues related to using gender to set rates for large businesses. "Insurers say women under the age of 55 cost more to cover because they use more health services, and not just for maternal and infant care. But Bettinazzi, the president and CEO of Visiting Nurse Association of Indiana County, believes there's something inherently wrong in charging her company more because it hires a lot of women" (10/25). Read the entire story.

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