• Center on Health Equity and Access
  • Clinical
  • Health Care Cost
  • Health Care Delivery
  • Insurance
  • Policy
  • Technology
  • Value-Based Care

Women Face Higher Costs

Article

Shopping for long-term-care insurance is about to get even trickier for families—and potentially costlier.

Until now, insurers have charged the same premiums regardless of gender for the policies, which help pay for future nursing-home, assisted-living and home care. But beginning early next year, Genworth Financial, GNW -0.18% the country's largest long-term-care insurer, plans to start charging women applying for coverage as much as 40% more than men.

Read the full story: http://on.wsj.com/WJKYhZ

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Related Videos
dr daniel ontaneda
James Robinson, PhD, MPH, University of California, Berkeley
Shauna Downs, PhD, MS | Image Credit: Rutgers School of Public Health
Sudipto Mukherjee, MD, PhD, MPH, hematology and medical oncology, Cleveland Clinic
Video 12 - "Key Considerations for Treating Patients Diagnosed With CLL and SLL"
Video 11 - "Optimizing BTKi Treatment Strategies"
Video 13 - "Other Clinical Considerations in Demodex Blepharitis Treatment"
Related Content
© 2024 MJH Life Sciences
AJMC®
All rights reserved.