Insuring Your Health: Key Long-Term-Care Insurer To Raise Women's Premiums

In her latest Kaiser Health News consumer column, Michelle Andrews writes: "Starting next year, the Affordable Care Act will largely prohibit insurers who sell individual and small-group health policies from charging women higher premiums than men for the same coverage. Long-term-care insurance, however, isn't bound by that law, and the country's largest provider of such coverage has announced it will begin setting its prices based on sex this spring" (Andrews, 2/26). Read the column.

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