Colo. Holds Off On Sex-Rating Ban For Health Insurers

Law360, New York (March 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Colorado Senate has voted to delay implementing policy changes that would ban health insurance providers from discriminating against women when setting policy prices, pending an investigation into how such a ban could affect insurance companies.

The Colorado state Senate decided Monday to reject a version of a bill that would prohibit health insurance providers from charging men and women different rates for individually purchased policies.

The senators did, however, pass a version of the bill that would assemble an interim task force to study gender-bias...
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