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61. Why the Affordable Care Act Matters for Women: Improving Care for Pregnant Women and New Parents

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

Why the A ffordable C are A ct Matters for Women: Improving Care for Pregnant Women and New Parents SEPTEMBER 201 5 The A ffordable C are A ct (ACA) is the greatest advance for women??? s health in a generation, and incl...

Description: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) aims to improve conditions for pregnant women and new parents by providing the services they need to have healthy pregnancies and provide their children with a good start in life.

62. Building Patient-Centeredness in the Real World

(File; Tue Dec 04 09:58:00 CST 2018)

Building Patient-Centerednessin the Real World:The Engaged Patient andthe Accountable Care OrganizationBy Michael L. MillensonPresident, Health Quality Advisors LLCIn collaboration withExecutive SummaryThe accountable care organization b...

Description: The accountable care organization began life as a catchphrase signifying a shift in the relationship between a hospital and its doctors. By forming an ACO, a hospital and medical staff shared clinical and financial responsibility for coordinating care to improve quality and lower costs.

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

(File; Mon Dec 03 17:42:00 CST 2018)

Description: 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.”

64. Joint CPeH-CP Alliance Letter to CMS on Stage 2 Amendments

(File; Tue Dec 04 09:19:00 CST 2018)

Description: The Consumer Partnership for eHealth (CPeH), the Consumer-Purchaser Alliance (C-P Alliance), and the undersigned 50 organizations submit these formal comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services's (CMS) proposed reversal of key patient-engagement critejavascript:void(0);ria in meaningful use for 2015 to 2017.

65. Precision Medicine Initiative Proposed Privacy and Trust Principles (Comment Letter)

(File; Thu Dec 06 16:34:00 CST 2018)

66. National Partnership Letter to Congress Opposing Nomination of Don R. Willett to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

(File; Mon Jan 22 14:12:00 CST 2018)

Description: As an organization that is dedicated to expanding opportunities for women, promoting reproductive health and rights, access to quality affordable health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family, the National Partnership for Women & Families writes to express strong opposition to the nomination of Don R. Willett to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

67. Testimony Supporting Maryland Pharmacy Access Legislation

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

Testimony in Support of SB 541,a Bill to Establish an Emergency Contraception Dispensing ProgramBefore the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee (EHE)March 9, 2005The National Partnership for Women & Families is a non...

Description: Access to safe and effective contraception is essential to women’s reproductive health. Consistent with that goal, the National Partnership submits this testimony in support of SB 541, a bill that would allow Maryland women to obtain emergency contraception – also known as the “morning after pill – directly from a trained, licensed pharmacist pursuant to a written protocol developed with a physician.

68. Ballot Initiatives in 2012: Putting Women’s Health and Rights Up For a Vote

(File; Fri Oct 24 09:25:00 CDT 2014)

FACT SHEETBallot Initiatives in 2012: P W’Health and Rights Up For a VoteOCTOBER 2012Ballot initiatives can be powerful policy-making tools that raise community-specific issuesand allow citizens to take democracy into their own hands. In...

Description: Ballot initiatives can be powerful policy-making tools that raise community-specific issues and allow citizens to take democracy into their own hands. In recent years, however, they have also been a means to push an extreme agenda that would undermine women’s health and reproductive rights.

69. Legal Guide: Public Schools and Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents

(File; Fri Oct 24 09:25:00 CDT 2014)

Public Schools and Pregnantand Parenting AdolescentsA LEGAL GUIDEPublic Schools and Pregnantand Parenting AdolescentsA LEGAL GUIDEAnne DellingerInstitute of GovernmentMarch 2004The author expresses deep appreciation to theInstitute o...

Description: This guidebook is third in a series explaining the law to pregnant and parenting adolescents, their parents, and the professionals who work with them.

70. Amicus Brief: Gonzales v. Carhart; Gonzales v. Planned Parenthood

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

Nos. 05-380, 05-1382In the Supreme Court of the United StateSALBERTO R. GONZALES, ATTORNEY GENERAL,Petitioner,v.LEROY CARHART, ET AL.,Respondents.ALBERTO R. GONZALES, ATTORNEY GENERAL,Petitioner,v.PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERATION OF AMERICA...

Description: The evidence presented by a host of respected physicians in the cases challenging the Act demonstrates that women may be virtually unable to obtain any safe abortion at all during and after the fourth month of pregnancy because of the Act’s broad reach, and, even if narrowly construed, the Act can deny women access to the safest available procedure.