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This blog is cross-posted from the Department of Health and Human Services. By Mayra Alvarez, HHS Director of Public Health Policy Posted April 06, 2012 April is National Minority Health Month dedicated to advancing health… Read more.

04.09.2012 / Insights Column

The High Cost of Gender Rating

What could explain a health insurance company charging one 25-year-old nearly double what another pays for the same coverage? No, it's not a pre-existing condition or chronic illness. It's gender. In most states, health insurers… Read more.

03.23.2012 / Sarah Bagge, / Insights Column

Mary Brown Doesn’t Have Unpaid Broccoli Bills

It's hard to miss the irony: Mary Brown, the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case challenging the health care law, who claimed in court she "doesn't have insurance" and "doesn't want to pay for it,"… Read more.

03.19.2012 / Ron Pollack, / Insights Column