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National Partnership Letter to Congressional Conferees on Tax Bill December 2017

National Partnership Comments on Contraceptive Coverage IFR -- Moral Exemptions

National Partnership Comments on Contraceptive Coverage IFR -- Religious Exemptions

Letter to Congress From Women's Community Opposing GOP Tax Plans

A 2017 letter to Congress from 92 organizations dedicated to advancing the health, economic security and opportunity of women and families and eradicating their barriers to success to express opposition to the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”

Letter from National Partnership, LCCHR and NHeLP on 2017 Tax Bill

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the National Health Law Program, and the National Partnership for Women & Families urge the Senate to oppose the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”

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Women’s Health Coverage: Sources and Rates of Insurance

National Partnership Comments on HHS 2018-2022 Draft Strategic Plan

Senate Committee on Finance Hearing to Consider the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Proposal (Sept 2017)

On behalf of women across the country who are the health care decision-makers for themselves and their families, we write in strong opposition to the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson proposal (“the Graham-Cassidy proposal”) to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Letter from Women's Health Care Providers to Congress on Graham-Cassidy (Sept 2017)

On behalf of physicians, certified nurse midwives/certified midwives and nurse practitioners who provide care for the women of America, along with our patient partners, we stand together for patients and against Senate passage of the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson proposal (Graham-Cassidy proposal) to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

National Partnership Comments on CMS Quality Payment Program for 2018 Proposed Rule (August 2017)

The MACRA Quality Payment Program 2018 Proposed Rule Slides

Standing Up for Women and Families in 2017

In 2017, the National Partnership for Women & Families is urging members of Congress and the administration to stand up for women and families by supporting the following legislative agenda.

Supporting Informed Decision-Making in the Health Insurance Marketplace: A Progress Report for 2017

This report is the fourth in a series on how the online health insurance marketplaces established by the Affordable Care Act are becoming increasingly consumer-friendly. It includes recommendations for further improvement.

House Republicans’ Repeal Bill Would Harm Women and Families

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is working. The law is the greatest advance for women’s health in a generation. It brought historic gains for women’s access to affordable, high-quality health care. In contrast, House Republicans’ recently released repeal bill — the “American Health Care Act” (AHCA) — would wreak havoc on our health care system by making health coverage more expensive and inadequate for millions of women and families.

Medicaid Caps and Cuts Harm Older Women Fact Sheet

This fact sheet by Justice in Aging and the National Partnership outlines the negative impact of cuts to Medicaid on older women.

National Partnership Comments on CMS Market Stabilization Proposed Rule (March 2017)

The National Partnership comments on provisions in the proposed rule that concern, among other topics, the annual open enrollment period, network adequacy standards and requirements for contracting with essential community providers.

Women's Community Letter to Congress on the Affordable Care Act (March 2017)

We, the undersigned organizations, share a commitment to advancing the health and economic security of women and their families. We are writing to express our opposition to repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and defunding Planned Parenthood.

Defunding Planned Parenthood: An Attack on Public Health

This fact sheet makes the case for protecting Planned Parenthood's role as a critical health care provider.

Repealing the ACA Endangers Women’s Health and Financial Security

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the greatest advance for women’s health in a generation. Attempts to repeal the ACA not only put women’s access to health care in dire jeopardy, but threaten their economic security as well. Repealing the ACA risks going back to a time when women struggled to find affordable health coverage in the individual market, were routinely charged more than men for health insurance and often found that health coverage did not cover their essential health care needs.

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