Posts Tagged ‘women’s health insurance’

Women’s Health Insurance: How to Choose the Best Plan

Posted on: August 28th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Health insurance plans are tricky enough to navigate, but if you are a woman, you may have some additional needs that can only be met through specially tailored health plans.  Under the Affordable Care Act, certain preventative care services are made available to women without a copayment, but there are other factors that should be […]

Domino’s Pizza Sues Government Over Health Care Law

Posted on: December 27th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

There are many aspects of the Affordable Care Act up for debate, but one of the hottest topics out there is the fact that health law requires insurers to offer contraception coverage in their policies or they risk being fined.  The founder of Domino’s Pizza is suing the federal government over this specific mandate and […]

New Preventative Health Services for Women

Posted on: August 13th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The Affordable Care Act ensures new required preventative health services for women, and as of August 1, 2012, about 47 million women will have access to additional preventative services without paying more at their doctor’s office for policies renewing on or after this date. Under health care reform, many private health insurance plans also must […]

Women’s Health Insurance Prices To Drop

Posted on: July 17th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

  Post Script UPDATE 9/26/2012 – Since August 1st, 2012, the Affordable Care Act and the Office of Women’s Health has required that most private health insurance plans cover preventative care for women, which could in the long run, drop prices even further for women.  Some of the preventative services that must be covered are […]

Student Health Insurance Struggles At UMass

Posted on: July 27th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

UPDATE – 2/10/2012 – Some surprising info about more universities requiring their students to carry some form of health insurance in order to attend the school.  Michigan State University has teamed up with Aetna health insurance to offer their students more health insurance options. University of Massachusetts Amherst students who receive their student health insurance […]

Health Insurance: Should Birth Control Be Free?

Posted on: July 20th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Many health insurance companies cover the cost of birth control pills, but not all of them.  This has been a big debate in health care for many years and the argument continues with health care reform.  A recent report for the US government from the Institute of Medicine recommends that women receive free prescription birth […]

Los Angeles Health Insurance on Women’s Health

Posted on: May 18th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Los Angeles health insurance places a high value on women’s health and this is shown in the Los Angeles county Women’s Health Week promotion.  They stressed the importance of paying attention to our health daily to prevent disease and live longer, fuller lives. The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health reports that improved […]

South Carolina Health Insurance and Abortion Legislation

Posted on: April 15th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “House Approves More Abortion Legislation” found on, health insurance companies will have to cover abortions only if people purchase a separate premium for the procedure for South Carolina health insurance.  This is under a new bill passed last month in the South Carolina House.  This could affect the way a […]

Vista Health Plans Expands OB/GYN Network

Posted on: February 14th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to their website, Vista Health Plans has expanded their obstetrical and gynecologic (OB/GYN) network.  This was done as part of their Women’s Health Program located in Miami Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Vista Health Plans has added 100 OB/GYN physicians and will provide members with access to one of the largest and quality […]

Women’s Health Insurance Rates to Moderate

Posted on: May 6th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

The health insurance industry agreed yesterday to halt the practice of charging more for health insurance for women.  Currently when women purchase individual health insurance are charged higher health insurance rates for the same coverages,especially during the child bearing years. The move was viewed as a concession to Congress by health insurers in order to […]