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The Priority of Developing and Implementing CAHPS Maternity Care Facility, Clinician, and Health Plan Surveys


Maternity Care and Liability: Pressing Problems, Substantive Solutions

Reviewing the best available evidence, this report shows that many widely held beliefs about maternity care and liability lack empirical support.


The Cost of Having a Baby in the United States (2013)

Childbirth Connection, Catalyst for Payment Reform, and the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform commissioned this report to focus the attention of all stakeholders on the need to better align maternity care payment and quality.


Expecting Better: A State-by-State Analysis of Laws That Help Expecting and New Parents (2016)

A comprehensive analysis of state laws and regulations governing paid leave, paid sick days, protections for pregnant workers and other workplace rights for new and expecting parents in the United States.


Pathway to a Healthy Birth: Poster for Clinicians Japanese (no bleed)


Connecticut

Connecticut is Leading the Way Toward a National Paid Sick Days Standard


New Jersey

Nine Cities in New Jersey are Leading the Way Toward State and National Paid Sick Days Standards


California

California is Leading the Way Toward a National Paid Sick Days Standard


Pathway to a Healthy Birth: Poster for Women Japanese (no bleed)


Washington

Seattle and Tacoma are Leading the Way Toward State and National Paid Sick Days Standards


National Partnership Comments on Hospital Star Ratings Program (July 2016)

We commend the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for developing Hospital Star Ratings, which will be a valued and important tool for consumers looking to make informed choices about their hospital care.


Memo: Paid Family and Medical Leave is a Winning Issue

A memo to interested parties on why paid family and medical leave is a winning political issue.


FAMILY Act Coalition Letter to Congress

On behalf of the undersigned organizations and the tens of millions of working families we represent, we urge you to become a co-sponsor of the Family And Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY) Act.


Coalition for Better Care Comments on MACRA Proposed Rule (June 2016)


Consumer Partnership for eHealth Comments on MACRA Proposed Rule (June 2016)


National Partnership Comments on MACRA Proposed Rule (June 2016)

The National Partnership for Women & Families submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on the proposed rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.


Consumer Benefits of Health IT

This fact sheet outlines how health information technology supports patients and family caregivers (revised version).


The EACH Woman Act (H.R. 2972): Ensuring Equal Access to Abortion Coverage for Every Woman

The ability to make personal health care decisions should not depend on how much money a woman makes or where she gets her health insurance. To fight back against these harmful bans, Representative Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) introduced the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act of 2015 (H.R. 2972). This groundbreaking legislation would put an end to politicians denying women insurance coverage for medical care they need. Since its introduction in July 2015, it has gained over 100 co-sponsors.


Updating the Family and Medical Leave Act

FACT SHEET | An assessment of the historic Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) that includes an explanation of the law and reasons and opportunities for amending it.


Consumer Partnership for eHealth Comments on Request for Information on Assessing Interoperability for MACRA (June 2016)

The Consumer Partnership for eHealth comments on ONC's Request for Information regarding Assessing Interoperability for MACRA, or the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.


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