Women are key consumers of health benefits. Working women often make the most important health care decisions for their family and act as caregivers when family members fall ill. As a result, they need to be well informed about health coverage. There are many health coverage protections under the law - many that specifically benefit women. Women need the knowledge and tools that will help them carry out their many roles when it comes to health coverage decisions.
As part of Women's Health Week, the US Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration is hosting a webcast to explain what women should know when they get health insurance, how to take advantage of their coverage, and what to do if they lose their health coverage due to a life or work event. Information will be provided on protections including those under the Affordable Care Act, COBRA and the Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act.
Here are details:
Tuesday, May 13
2:00-4:00 pm EST
The webcast will be in Spanish.