Budgets reflect priorities. Last week, House Budget Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the House Republican budget. If adopted, it would take health insurance away from millions of Americans, turn Medicaid into a block grant, and put seniors’ access to comprehensive Medicare coverage in jeopardy.
The quality of maternity care in our country needs improvement. While transforming the maternity care system will take time, there is progress to report.
The ACA has already begun improving the lives of women and families across the country, but we still have work to do.
Access to contraception long seemed settled and remote from the culture wars.
Por décadas, el costo ha sido el mayor obstáculo que ha impedido que millones de personas en los Estados Unidos obtengan acceso al seguro médico.
For decades, cost has been a major barrier that prevented tens of millions of Americans from accessing health insurance.
With demand on the rise for measures that will make our country more healthy, fair and family friendly, the National Partnership convened a special congressional briefing to discuss the policies women and families want this year.
Shopping for insurance through your state marketplace? These four questions will help you pick a plan.
While the ACA is, indeed, a health policy, it’s also a policy that offers badly needed support to working families.
President Obama's State of the Union address was a compelling call for a more fair and family friendly nation.
While every family has unique health care needs, all women need a basic foundation of knowledge to help them pick the plan that’s best for them.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes key provisions of paramount importance to women...
Requiring all marketplace plans to include maternity coverage not only guarantees that women are treated equally in the insurance market, it also protects women and families from exorbitant pregnancy-related medical bills. We should all be embracing these benefits, not disparaging them.
Get the details on health care coverage and the new Affordable Care Act marketplaces.
On August 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands of men and women came together in Washington, D.C., for the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Fifty years later, the march continues.
Here's a fact that may surprise you: Women who work for the Peace Corps at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. and women who volunteer for the Peace Corps and serve overseas receive different health care coverage from the federal government.
Delay access to health information you need now? Pause efforts to ensure that an emergency room can get your medical data from your doctor immediately, if the need arises? Patients and consumers say no.
Big changes are taking place in our health care system — and it’s about time. While some innovations have been occurring in limited areas around the country, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is making bigger, bolder transformation of the health care system more of a reality.
Today, I had the honor of testifying before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on a topic of critical importance to our nation’s workers: employer wellness programs.
Those of us who work in the health IT world spend our days analyzing policies, creating advocacy strategies, and talking about meaningful use criteria, quality improvement, and care coordination till we're blue in the face. But how does that play out when we leave the office? More often than not, we bring our work home.
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