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The National Women's Law Center's 2009 report, Still Nowhere to Turn: Insurance Companies Treat Women Like a Pre-Existing Condition, provides sobering new data about the inequities that women face in health insurance.

The extent of gender rating, in which insurance companies charge women more than men for the same coverage, has remained abysmal since the Center issued its landmark report in 2008, Nowhere to Turn: How the Individual Health Insurance Market Fails Women.

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October 9, 2009

The update from our groundbreaking 2008 report shows that things have remained abysmal for women in the individual health insurance market. The report provides sobering new data about the inequities that women continue to face in the broken health system.

June 9, 2008

Many Americans are unfamiliar with the harsh realities of the individual health insurance market because they receive health insurance through an employer. However, as a number of prominent health care reform proposals consider expanding the role of the individual market, it is important to understand how this system fails women.