A Woman Phenomenally

Let me begin by saying I think it would totally be worth the federal government’s money to hire Oprah for a commercial advertising the new health insurance mandates. I can just see her saying, “That is contraception and preventative care for YOU and YOU and YOU.” Ah, a political commercial people would pay attention to — anything with Oprah and “free” giveaways.

In fact, beginning today, an estimated 47 million women will benefit from the changes  set forth in the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare). While “free” contraceptive is being highlighted, most insurance players are now required to offer a number of women’s preventive health services at no upfront cost (NPR)**. According to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, “Surveys showed that more than half the women in this country delayed or avoided preventive care because of its cost.” Hopefully, the changes that go into affect…

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