This video was posted soon after Obama initially signed health reform into law. Since it sounds like not much has changed regarding general confusion about how exactly it works, this video may still prove itself a useful guide. Note: Because this is from a couple of years ago, some details may be slightly outdated.
Health insurance should encourage heavy use of preventative care, and insure against medical bankruptcies. Pregnancies can go seriously wrong, and most wage earners cannot take an unexpected $75,000 hospital bill, in stride.
As we hold our breath to see how the Court will decide the fate of the ACA, now is a good time to remind ourselves of the importance of health care reform for women living with HIV and affected by HIV.
With all the negative attention given to anti-choice legislation passed in Wisconsin recently and Senators saying silly things, it’s easy to look over the fact that Wisconsin is actually winning when it comes to innovation in contraceptive service delivery.
It is incredibly frustrating that the very women the federal Medicaid law is intended to protect are the ones who are hurt the most, but those sanctions are the only tool HHS has at its disposal to enforce the law.
The Supreme Court looks over one aspect of the Affordable Care Act, but make no mistake, this isn’t about constitutional principles. Also, a Christian author takes on Christian sexual ethics.
The Affordable Care Act is the most ground-breaking piece of legislation passed in our lifetimes to address the kinds of health disparities experienced by people of color. This law will grant access to quality health care to an estimated 32 million people who otherwise would not have been able to afford it–our sisters, our mothers, our primos, and our neighbors.
My name is Rene, and I am graduate student. I am also on the Women’s Health Program (WHP). Many of the women on the WHP are college students like myself, trying to better their lives with a higher education. We shouldn’t have to choose between paying for a cancer screening and paying our bills while we’re trying to further our education.
Mitt Romney brags about eliminating Planned Parenthood if he gets elected.
Politics should not stand in the way of women’s access to family planning. Investing in women’s health leads to a healthier, more prosperous society — this is the legacy we should be exporting. On International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate our success, not try to dismantle it.