NU Online News Service, Sept. 22, 2004, 5:29 p.m. EDT
Many U.S. women need more help with understanding health insurance.[@@]
That’s the conclusion of a survey sponsored by Aetna Inc., Hartford, and the Financial Planning Association, Denver.
When researchers surveyed 1,018 insured women between the ages of 24 and 44 in August, they found that only 19% set aside a budgeted amount for annual health care costs and only half of women with employer-sponsored coverage know how much their employers’ contribute to the plan each month.