National Partnership for Women & Families

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Standing Up for Women & Families in 2014

In 2014, the National Partnership for Women & Families is urging members of Congress to stand up for women and families by supporting the following legislative agenda.


Five Years of HITECH: Progress and Opportunities

Five years after the passage of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, health information technology is beginning to improve the health care experiences of patients and families.


The Case for a National Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program

FACT SHEET | A fact sheet on the need for and benefits of a national paid family and medical leave insurance program.


The Family And Medical Insurance Leave Act (The FAMILY Act)

FACT SHEET | A fact sheet on legislation that would establish a national paid family and medical leave insurance program: the Family And Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act).


Family And Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act) Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ | Answers to frequently asked questions about the Family And Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act).


El argumento para un programa nacional de seguro para ausencia familiar y médica (El FAMILY Act)

HOJA INFORMATIVA | Una hoja informativa acerca de la necesidad para un programa nacional de seguro para ausencia familiar y médica.


Healthy Families Act Coalition Letter to Congress

A 2013 letter urging members of Congress to establish a national paid sick days standard that would help working families meet their health and financial needs, while boosting business productivity and improving worker retention.


Listening to Mothers: The Experiences of Expecting and New Mothers in the Workplace

DATA BRIEF | Holding a job is the new normal for pregnant women in the United States, but many encounter significant barriers to success on the job and at home, according to a survey of new and expecting mothers.


HR 7: The End of Abortion Coverage

H.R. 7 is intended to eliminate all insurance coverage for abortion and ultimately deny women the right to make a real decision about whether to have an abortion.


2011-2013 Annual Report

These last two years have been exhilarating, energizing and eventful. On every issue on the National Partnership’s agenda - every issue that matters to women’s future and the country’s future - we have made progress or laid the foundation for the advances the country so urgently needs...


Health Care Acronyms

This document contains frequently-used health care acronyms.


Consumer Engagement in a Multi-Stakeholder Group

It is critically important to include consumer perspectives in multi-stakeholder health care quality improvement initiatives.


Health Care Glossary

This document contains the definitions of frequently-used health care terms.


Accountable Care Organizations

The goals of ACOs are to deliver high quality health care, improve the affordability of patient care, and lower overall health care costs.


Creating a Consumer Advisory Council

The inclusion of patients and consumer leaders in health care quality improvement initiatives can help ensure that projects meet their goals.


Existing Temporary Disability Insurance Programs

Five states and Puerto Rico provide partial wage replacement for workers who are unable to work due to non-work related injuries or illnesses, including pregnancy.


Consumer Principles for Health and Care Planning in an Electronic Environment

Consumers envision the next generation of care plans as a multidimensional, person-centered planning process built on a dynamic, electronic platform. The Consumer Partnership for eHealth developed a set of Consumer Principles to guide policy efforts to build the functionality to support health and care planning into health IT.


Know Your Rights: Pregnancy Discrimination

A guide to understanding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and your right to work and seek employment free from discrimination based on pregnancy.


The Pregnancy Discrimination Act at 35

FACT SHEET | The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 was an important step toward workplace equality for America’s women, but pregnancy discrimination persists. It is well past time to fulfill the law's promise.


State Paid Family Leave Laws

CHART | A detailed summary of existing family leave laws in California, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Washington.


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