Eight Ways Young Women Benefit From Obamacare

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  • You May Be Eligible for Government Discounts on Insurance
  • You’ll Have Maternity Coverage, No Matter What
  • You Can’t Be Charged More Than a Guy
  • You Can’t Be Rejected for Having a “Pre-Existing Condition”
  • If You Are an Individual Who Makes Under $16,000 a Year…
  • If You're a Breastfeeding Mom…
  • One Final Note
  • Eight Ways Young Women Benefit From Obamacare
  • You Can Stay on Your Parents' Health Policy Until You Turn 26
  • You’re Entitled to Free Preventive Care, Including Birth Control

You Can’t Be Charged More Than a Guy 

In most states, insurers are currently allowed to charge women more than men for individual coverage. According to the National Women’s Law Center, in 30 percent of cases, nonsmoking women were charged more than men who smoked. Such gender rating will be outlawed starting next year.

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