Before the Affordable Care Act, women often paid higher costs for their health insurance policies. With the changes to health insurance, women cannot be charged more for health insurance. If you are pregnant, worrying about the cost of health insurance and the cost of care can be stressful. Through the Affordable Care Act, your health insurance options will be more affordable.

To learn more about the Affordable Care Act and you, click on the links below:

    • Kentucky's Healthcare Connection is kynect. The kynect site will allow you to compare and select insurance plans and find out if you qualify for programs like Medicaid or the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program.
    • With kynect, one application tells you if you or others in your home may be entitled to payment assistance, special discounts, Medicaid or the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program. To choose a plan based on your needs, kynect allows you to compare available health insurance plans based on:
      • Benefits
      • Services
      • Price
      • Quality
      • Participating doctors
The Affordable Care Act effects health coverage for women. Learn more about preventative services that are covered for women.