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Did you know that insurance providers, on average, charge women up to 50% more for health care than men?

Health insurance providers use this shady tactic, better known as gender rating, to unjustly procure more money from women. Thankfully, the practice is illegal in a few states, but not all. Tell Congress to put a stop to unfair gender rating in ALL states.

 

 

 

 

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Dear Congress member:

Women on average are paying up to 50% more than men for their health insurance in America today. Insurance companies are charging higher premiums or even denying coverage for pregnancy-related care and such reasons as a history of sexual abuse. Some of the healthiest of women cannot afford medical insurance merely because of their gender. This is gender discrimination.

With the health care crisis becoming even more complex, health insurance providers need to loosen their rules and criteria, allowing women who need care to be able to receive the treatment they deserve. This is not a privilege; it's a basic human right.

Insurance providers' logic on this issue is arbitrary and transparent, and truly shows just how greedy the health care industry has become. Every woman deserves quality care and should not need to make a choice between going broke and being healthy—that's not what America is about. Take a stand for women and outlaw the practice of gender rating.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures


Nov 17, 2017 Paul Statman
Nov 17, 2017 DIANE CORNWALL
Nov 14, 2017 Jodi Ford
Nov 8, 2017 J.B. Picot
Nov 7, 2017 Roxanne Hewitt
Nov 7, 2017 Jodi Abel
Nov 7, 2017 Terri Lynch
Nov 7, 2017 Kimberly Boden
Nov 7, 2017 Joe and Karen Lansdale
Nov 4, 2017 Diane Wilson
Oct 31, 2017 Brittany Douglas
Oct 31, 2017 Teresa Kohl
Oct 29, 2017 Adelina Jaudal
Oct 28, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 27, 2017 Deborah Moore
Oct 26, 2017 Maria Simao
Oct 25, 2017 Kimberly Wallace
Oct 25, 2017 Kay Shelton
Oct 24, 2017 Andrea Slowiak
Oct 19, 2017 Angela Hembroff
Oct 11, 2017 JOAnn Evans
Oct 11, 2017 Amina Dhumaad
Oct 7, 2017 Liz Pope
Oct 4, 2017 Alexandre Pereira
Oct 3, 2017 Anna Krohn
Oct 2, 2017 Eva Sandhammar
Oct 1, 2017 Cara Gregory
Sep 30, 2017 Michelle Calorio
Sep 29, 2017 Camille Gilliam
Sep 29, 2017 Karrie Vukelic
Sep 29, 2017 cris reilly
Sep 29, 2017 D Grubbs
Sep 29, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 29, 2017 joan autry THIS DISCRIMINATION IS INTOLERABLE!
Sep 25, 2017 Danielle Osterweil
Sep 24, 2017 Sandra Levine
Sep 21, 2017 Lauren Lunde
Sep 17, 2017 Thomas Windberg
Sep 17, 2017 Patricia Chambers
Sep 14, 2017 Lauri Moon
Sep 4, 2017 Kim Hanke
Aug 30, 2017 Ann Achuff
Aug 29, 2017 Emma Le
Aug 28, 2017 Fern Swecker
Aug 23, 2017 Jo Mosley
Aug 17, 2017 Gina Epley
Aug 17, 2017 Patricia Allen
Aug 8, 2017 Michèle Haudebourg
Aug 7, 2017 Rilla Heslin
Aug 7, 2017 AniMae Chi

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