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Healthcare Policies & Reforms

The Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) takes historic steps to elevate the importance of women’s health and health care.  The new law improves coverage of essential services for women, eliminates gender bias in the insurance industry. Did you know if you are a women you pay more for insurance than a man, just because.  Did you know that pregnancy was considered a preexisting condition?  For more detailed information about the what the ACA means for women take a look at Raising Women’s Voices http://www.raisingwomensvoices.net/.  For more information about ACA in West Virginia :  http://www.wvahc.org/, at a national level see:  http://www.healthcare.gov/