Ladies, Here's Why You Should Be Psyched About Obamacare

Did you know that before Obamacare, women paid nearly 70% more than men for out-of-pocket medical costs? Planned Parenthood created this graphic about that fact and other mind-boggling statistics explaining why women in particular benefit from the Affordable Care Act:

obamacare-women

Some quick highlights:

  • Before the ACA, 1 in 5 women ages 15 to 44 were uninsured
  • Now almost 13 million uninsured women in that age range will be able to get health insurance
  • There are now no copays for preventative care, if you have Medicaid or private insurance
  • Insurers can’t charge women more than men anymore

Share if you’re excited about how Obamacare helps women!

Via Jules Frakes

Top Posts

+more

Take Action

+more

Join the People's Climate March

This September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. Join the largest climate mobilization in history on Sunday, September 21.

This is huge (Citizens United)

The Senate just voted on one of the least popular Supreme Court decisions ever. Can you chip in to hold Senators who sided with big corporations accountable?

Stop ISIS -- Peacefully!

To President Obama and the Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives: Before we commit to a limited, “support" troop reinvasion of Iraq, can we please hit the pause button and …