The CDC suggested in a press release that women “of reproductive age”—pregnant or not—should face additional scrutiny when it comes to receiving prescription painkillers, simply because they are biologically capable of hosting a fetus.
Hundreds of thousands of Californians who applied for Medicaid have had their applications illegally delayed, and many have experienced “substantial and irreparable harm” as a result of living without health insurance, an Alameda County Superior Court judge ruled last week.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is planning to introduce policy that would require low-income residents pass drug tests before they qualify for a number of welfare programs.
As more people share their abortion stories this year, let’s ensure the policy agenda advocates are pushing for addresses the full spectrum of needs laid bare in these stories.
Low-income children with access to health insurance are more likely to attend college and live longer than poor children without insurance, according to a groundbreaking new study published this month.
A plan to provide health care to low-income Tennesseans seems to be gathering support among state lawmakers, business leaders, and voters.
Since the Supreme Court gave people in the United States the legal right to abortion care with Roe v. Wade 42 years ago, residents of historically “safe” states have too frequently taken our access to reproductive rights for granted.
Two women’s health groups along with a state resident on Tuesday filed a class action lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, alleging that the department systematically delayed enrolling 85,000 low-income women for comprehensive health coverage.
According to a report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than half of surveyed Medicaid providers are, in reality, completely inaccessible. This presents an obvious problem for huge numbers of Americans.
The percentage of Americans without health insurance has decreased dramatically since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate, according to new polling by Gallup.