Gov. Ritter to sign health legislation

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Gov. Bill Ritter is set to sign a bill that prohibits gender discrimination in setting health insurance rates.

The bill will be signed today, the annual Health Care Day of Action at the Capitol.

Lawmakers say rates for women are often higher than rates for men and they believe it’s unfair.

Associated Press

One Response to Gov. Ritter to sign health legislation

  1. Who cares if they think it’s fair? If women are statistically higher risk they should pay more to join the risk pool. Since when has life ever been fair? If politicians are suddenly interested in “fair” then maybe we should start addressing the disparities between the elected elite and the rest of us. How ’bout it, fellas?

    March 29, 2010 at 9:50 am