Washington State study finds reproductive health coverage gap

D'Allegro, Joseph
October 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;10/5/98, Vol. 102 Issue 40, p48
Cites a study by the Washington State Insurance Commissioner of large health insurers in the state which found a gap in women's reproductive health coverage. Coverage of reversible contraceptive services; Maternity coverage; Coverage for routine gynecological service; Study's survey of health and disability insurance providers.


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