Women’s health has been at the forefront of health care reform. This is no surprise to anyone; women use more health services than men as a result of reproductive care, higher probability of chronic diseases and generally longer life expectancies. Women are most often responsible for selection and administration of her family’s healthcare, regardless for… Continue reading Give the Lady the Gift That Keeps on Giving: Health Insurance Exchange Information
In a matter of days, the Supreme Court will render its verdict on ACA. Will it be all, nothing, or somewhere in between? It’s easy to find justification for any of the three outcomes in the media. There seems no one way that is uniformly better than the other two. Significant media coverage on the… Continue reading Women’s Health without ACA: Better? Unlikely.
Was this adage in the mind of the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine when it submitted recommendations to Kathleen Sebelius to guarantee free preventive insurance services coverage for women as a part of Affordable Care Act? An important component of health care reform is including preventive care as a health insurance benefit. Many… Continue reading An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure?