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Gov. Ritter to sign health legislation

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

Bill seeks to end gender as a factor for insurance cost A piece of Colorado legislation seeks to even the health insurance playing field for women. Most insurance companies charge more for women in the individual market. Women pay between 2 percent and 59 percent more than men who are the same age, from the… Continue Reading Gender bias: Should women pay more for insurance?

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