WHY SHOULD A WOMAN PAY MORE FOR HEALTH CARE THAN MEN?
Is it gender rating that causes premiums for ladies health coverage to cost more than men?
It appears that the women in our country are still paying an inflated rated for insurance that covers the same issues that men have.
Because women tend to use health care services more than men, even though the benefits for women were down and the salary gap between women and women are thousands below the workforce average.
IS THERE SEXISM WHEN DEALING WITH HEALTH RELATED ISSUES FOR WOMEN?
Clearly there is a problem with the system as it pertains to the cost of health care for the female gender.
There are still unexplained reasons why women are charged more and seemingly get less when it comes to health care.
Sexism, gender bias, that is the question that no one can clearly explain.
In our society, racism, discrimination as it pertains to religion or national origin is frown upon and claims to be an intolerable act that will not be accepted.
But along with all the commotion that is raised about any one of the items mentioned, we still expect women to pay much higher cost than men, when it comes to insurance premiums.
Regardless, of what one might think, if the issue is put under a microscope and examined closely, there is definitely gender inequity when it comes to female health coverage cost.
Can we ask a valid question? Why does this sort of thing exist today. Can we stop it or change the system to make it equal for women as well as men?
Gender inequality can cause many problems that maybe we may not even be aware of.
For instance, if you are born a female, it has already been established that females pay more for health care than men.
If, there should be an issue with your health that needs attention, could it be afforded or what happens to a minor child that is gravely ill.
Shouldn’t there be some kind of ethical awareness that comes to light when we talk about sexism or gender bias that affects the millions of women in our great country?
What are the real reasons that our Mothers, sisters, Aunts and female friends are the object or the unfairness that has been leveled toward them for just being born female.
IS GENDER INEQUALITY IN HEALTH AN EXTENSION OF SEXISM IN OUR WORLD?
Gender inequalities in health are a consequence of the basic inequality between men and women in ours and many other societies in the world.
Despite the importance of socioeconomic factors, women’s health is also greatly affected by the premiums charged and the quality of health services that are extended to them as a whole.
It is rather ironic that women are major health care users as well as providers, they are not represented in decision-making in health care.
Not only that, health care for women should be the same and not a separate agenda from a male patient perspective.
There are many improprieties when we address female care in the society.
Is there gender bias when it comes to very serious diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, liver disease or kidney disease.
The powers that be, state that, they pay attention to inappropriate health care for women on the one hand but there is still little change in the way things are being done.