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We're fighting for universal coverage that meets the needs of women in all of their diversities.

The National Women's Health Network works for high quality, comprehensive, universal health coverage through our Raising Women’s Voices for the Health Care We Need (RWV) campaign, a joint initiative founded in 2007 with the Black Women’s Health Imperative and the Women’s Health Program of Community Catalyst (formerly MergerWatch). Through RWV, we ensure that women’s voices are heard and women’s concerns are addressed in the fight for coverage. Our priorities include defending and strengthening Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act and building support for policies that advance health equity and address the affordability and accessibility barriers that affect women, immigrants, communities of color, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, or (202) 682-2640

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, or (202) 682-2640

Senate Republicans are making one last push to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and gut Medicaid and their latest Trumpcare bill known as Graham-Cassidy is the most radical one yet!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Sarah Christopherson, or (202) 796-3065

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Christopherson, or (202) 796-3065

Recent history demonstrates that even strong state protections may be insufficient in practice to help survivors of rape, sexual assault, or domestic violence.

Even if we can repeat the success seen so far, and maintain the resistance’s momentum, the implications for health reform, health justice, and reproductive health remain bleak for the foreseeable future. We are all in a position of trying to...

Today, the House of Representatives voted 217 – 213 to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and pass Trump’s American Health Care Act (AHCA). This harmful legislation was rushed to the House floor and voted on before the full implications...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shaniqua Seth at or (301) 965-0097

Like the zombie in a bad horror movie that keeps rising, again and again, the Trumpcare bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is once again threatening our health care.