National Partnership for Women & Families

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Older Adults and Family Caregivers Need Paid Leave

FACT SHEET | A fact sheet summarizing the data and reasons why older adults and caregivers need updated workplace policies, especially paid leave.


Comments on 1557 Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities (Nov. 2015)

The National Partnership's comments on the Section 1557 Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities proposed rule.


Paid Sick Days: Low Cost, High Reward for Workers, Families and Communities

FACT SHEET | A growing body of evidence assessing existing laws shows that paid sick days make business and economic sense.


Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence Need Paid “Safe Days”

FACT SHEET | On the need for the country's workplace policies to provide domestic and sexual violence survivors the support and job protection they need to recover - through a paid sick and safe days standard.


Coalition for Better Care (CBC) Comments on Next Generation ACO Model

The Coalition for Better Care (CBC) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model Request for Applications (RFA).


Politics in the Exam Room


CBC MSSP ACO Comments and Supporting Documents

The Campaign for Better Care (CBC) (led by the National Partnership for Women & Families) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) proposed rule.


Politics in the Exam Room: A Growing Threat

Across the country, politicians are playing doctor – pushing for laws that intrude into exam rooms and conflict with professional and ethical standards of medical care. But this is no game. The laws they are passing put politicians’ words into the mouths of health care providers, prohibit providers from communicating important health information, mandate medically unnecessary procedures or outdated modes of care and much more.


How Accountable Care Impacts the Way Consumers Receive Care

In Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), physicians, hospitals and other health care providers work together to improve the quality and coordination of health care services for a population of patients.


Fact Sheet on the Pennsylvania Patient Trust Act (2015)

Across the country, politicians are playing doctor – pushing for laws that intrude into exam rooms and conflict with professional and ethical standards of medical care. The


Changing the Conversation on Abortion Restrictions: A Proactive Response to Political Interference in Health Care

Health care providers and women seeking abortions are increasingly subjected to legal requirements that make abortion care more difficult to obtain. These requirements are contrary to medical evidence and best practices, in addition to interfering with the relationship between health care providers and their patients.


The Patient Trust Act: Model Legislation for Getting Politics out of the Exam Room

The Patient Trust Act addresses the serious and growing problem of laws that impose politics and ideology on clinical care. This dangerous trend threatens evidence-based, patient-centered medicine, the delivery of quality care, and public health.


Washington Women and the Wage Gap

SEPTEMBER 2015 | An analysis of what the gender-based wage gap costs Washington women and their families.


Hawaii Women and the Wage Gap

SEPTEMBER 2015 | An analysis of what the gender-based wage gap costs Hawaii women and their families.


Arizona Women and the Wage Gap

SEPTEMBER 2015 | An analysis of what the gender-based wage gap costs Arizona women and their families.


Wisconsin Women and the Wage Gap

SEPTEMBER 2015 | An analysis of what the gender-based wage gap costs Wisconsin women and their families.


Missouri Women and the Wage Gap

SEPTEMBER 2015 | An analysis of what the gender-based wage gap costs Missouri women and their families.


Nevada Women and the Wage Gap

SEPTEMBER 2015 | An analysis of what the gender-based wage gap costs Nevada women and their families.


Indiana Women and the Wage Gap

SEPTEMBER 2015 | An analysis of what the gender-based wage gap costs Indiana women and their families.


Wyoming Women and the Wage Gap

SEPTEMBER 2015 | An analysis of what the gender-based wage gap costs Wyoming women and their families.


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