Feelings of forced vulnerability and exploitation cycled through my body as I waited for my number to be called at a local HIV testing clinic. I didn’t know what to think of my predicament. I was the girl who always Read More »
When the American Health Care Act(AHCA) passed the House, my first thought was: Shit, would I have to stop having sex?
The AHCA, the bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, will roll back advances the previous Read More »
Senate Republicans recently released a health care bill that the Congressional Budget Office estimates would result in 22 million people losing their insurance coverage by 2026, including 15 million who are insured by Medicaid, which largely covers low-income Americans. Like Read More »
After accounting for amendments to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) currently being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives, the latest estimate from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found that the GOP’s plan still would increase the number Read More »
Hours after being sworn in as president, Donald Trump made good on his promise to repeal Obamacare by issuing an executive order which gives federal agencies the power to limit, delay, or waive provisions which they deem too costly for Read More »
As the clock struck midnight, “Auld Lang Syne” rang out, and 2017 was ushered in, many of us breathed a sigh of relief to have 2016 behind us. But before we could make it into the new year, conservatives let Read More »
As the December 15th deadline approaches to sign up for 2017 market exchange plans, affordable health insurance remains out of reach or at-risk for too many Americans.
Since Donald Trump was elected, progressives have been preparing to fight tooth and Read More »
(WOMENSENEWS)—When Ashleigh M., a black woman living in Houston, became pregnant with her third child she thought her preferred provider organization, or PPO, health care insurance would cover all of the costs of her maternity care with her doctor of Read More »
Earlier this month, Choices in Childbirth and Childbirth Connection, a program of the National Partnership of Women and Families, released a report and advocacy toolkit called Overdue: Medicaid and Private Insurance Coverage of Doula Care to Strengthen Maternal and Infant Read More »
Last month, over a thousand people gathered in Mexico City for the Global Maternal and Newborn Health Conference. Much of the discourse centered on improving health care for mothers and babies, as it tends to both globally and nationally in Read More »