Health Insurance for Women
Seven Plans Studied
Experts believe that women utilize more medical services than men due in part to longer life expectancies, the need for reproductive care, and a greater likelihood of chronic disease and disability. Various studies indicate that multitasking and stressed women in particular tend to become vulnerable to health issues after the age of 40. They have a greater chance of falling prey to critical ailments such as arthritis, blood pressure and diabetes, and in some cases to breast cancer. Seen this way, health insurance coverage becomes an imperative – women with health coverage are more likely to obtain needed preventive, primary and speciality care services, and have better access to new advances in women’s health. So, what are the things that women need to consider when selecting a plan?