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31. Why the Affordable Care Act Matters for Women: Improving Health Coverage for Lower-Income Women

(File; Mon Dec 03 18:05:00 CST 2018)

Why the A ffordable C are A ct Matters for Women: Improv ing Health Coverage for Lower - Income Women SEPTEMBER 2015 Prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) , the cost of health insurance plac e d a partic...

Description: The high cost of health care places a particular burden on lower-income women who need health services but often struggle to pay premiums and out-of-pocket costs. The problem has been exacerbated because many insurers charge women higher rates simply because of their gender, thereby putting health coverage out of reach—especially for many lower-income women.

32. How Accountable Care Impacts the Way Consumers Receive Care

(File; Fri Oct 16 15:01:00 CDT 2015)

Description: 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.

33. Improving Care for Pregnant Women and New Parents

(File; Mon Dec 03 17:43:00 CST 2018)

Description: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the greatest advance for women’s health in a generation, and includes benefits that are critically important for pregnant women and new parents. Thanks to the ACA, most plans now ensure coverage for the health services expecting and new parents need. The law guarantees coverage for maternity services and provides support for eligible new parents once their child is born.

34. Steps for Engaging Consumers

(File; Tue Dec 04 09:20:00 CST 2018)

FACT SHEETSteps for Achieving Meaningful ConsumerEngagement in Health IT InitiativesMARCH 2012Ensuring substantive and meaningful consumer participation in a health IT initiative canhelp facilitate adoption of patient-centered innovation...

Description: Ensuring substantive and meaningful consumer participation in a health IT initiative can help facilitate adoption of patient-centered innovations, and ultimately, speed and enhance the adoption of health IT in a community.

35. Why Consumer Advocates Should Get Involved

(File; Tue Dec 04 10:05:00 CST 2018)

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Description: The medical home model is gaining momentum nationwide as a way to improve the quality of care and reduce costs by offering more accessible, comprehensive, and coordinated primary care.

36. Statement of Opposition on the Nomination of Charles W. Pickering

(File; Fri Oct 24 09:14:00 CDT 2014)

STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF CHARLES W. PICKERINGThe National Partnership for Women & Families opposes the nomination of Charles W. Pickeringto the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Judge Pickering has an extensive, trou...

Description: The National Partnership for Women & Families opposes the nomination of Charles W. Pickering to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

37. The November 2008 Election and Reproductive Health Issues

(File; Fri Oct 24 09:18:00 CDT 2014)

Elections Have ConsequencesThe November 2008 Election andReproductive Health IssuesNovember 6, 2008(updated January 8, 2009)INTRODUCTIONThe November 4 election will usher in a decidedly more pro-choice and pro-familyplanning environment ...

Description: The November 4 election will usher in a decidedly more pro-choice and pro-family planning environment than any in recent memory. Buoyed by the election of a pro-choice President and by a significant influx of Members of Congress who are friendly to reproductive health issues, we have high hopes that the anti-reproductive rights legacy of the past eight years can start to be reversed and that issues that advance a pro-active reproductive health agenda will take their rightful place at the top of the presidential and legislative agendas.

38. Letter from California AG Edmund Brown opposing draft rule

(File; Fri Oct 24 09:18:00 CDT 2014)

Description: I am writing to express my serious concern and strong opposition to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reported intention to implement the Church Amendments, the Weldon Amendment, Consolidated Appropriations Act, and the Public health Service Act. The proposed regulation, apparently, is intended to protect those who have religious or moral objections to participating in the delivery of abortion or contraceptive services from being compelled, contrary to conscience, to participate in the provision of such services.

39. A Solution in Search of a Problem: Revisiting the Title X "Gag Rule"

(File; Mon Dec 03 18:01:00 CST 2018)

A Solution in Search of a Problem: Revisiting the Title X “Gag Rule”The national family planning program, Title X of the Public Health Service Act, was established in 1970with broad bipartisan support. The program provides federal funds ...

Description: The national family planning program, Title X of the Public Health Service Act, was established in 1970 with broad bipartisan support. The program provides federal funds for project grants to public and private nonprofit organizations to provide family planning information and services – services which improve maternal and infant health, lower the incidence of unintended pregnancy, reduce the incidence of abortion, and lower rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

40. We Stand On Moral Ground: Ad released on the anniversary of the March for Women's Lives

(File; Mon Dec 03 18:03:00 CST 2018)

we stand on moral groundPhoto Courtesy of The Associated PressMarch for Women’s Lives, April 25, 2004we stand for healthy women and families.we stand for access to basic health care,includingbirth control, emergency contraception, sex ed...

Description: We stand for healthy women and families. We stand for access to basic health care, including birth control, emergency contraception, sex education, STD testing and treatment, prenatal care, and abortion. we stand for medical privacy. We stand for women’s lives. We stand on moral ground.