Graham-Cassidy: the Most Radical Trumpcare Bill Yet

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! Pushed by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA), the bill repeals the ACA’s consumer protections, allowing insurance companies to once again discriminate … Continued

The Heated Battle for Healthcare

By Allyson Paiewonsky, NWHN Communications Intern On a hot June day in D.C, I headed to a rally on Capitol Hill to save healthcare with three other summer interns from the National Women’s Health Network. We saw group of protesters waving signs urging the Senate to protect the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and save Medicaid. … Continued

BREAKING: Trump wants your boss in charge of your birth control!

At this moment, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is reviewing an interim final rule, that could eliminate birth control coverage without a copay. To say this would be very bad is an understatement. Not only could rolling back the “Coverage Of Certain Preventive Services Under The Affordable Care Act” remove birth control from … Continued

Trumpcare and the Return of Rape and Domestic Violence as Pre-existing Conditions

Recent history demonstrates that even strong state protections may be insufficient in practice to help survivors of rape, sexual assault, or domestic violence. On May 6, the Washington Post published a disconcerting piece denying that the House-passed Trumpcare bill would ultimately lead to discrimination against victims of rape, sexual assault, or domestic violence. Even the … Continued

The National Women’s Health Network is Outraged by Today’s Vote!

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 of this bill have been revealed. The National Women’s Health Network strongly opposes the AHCA … Continued

NWHN is Outraged — House Votes to Take Away Health Care!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 4, 2017 Contact: Shaniqua Seth at sseth@nwhn.org or (301) 965-0097   Washington, DC – 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 … Continued

ACTION ALERT: House votes on Trumpcare TODAY. Call your member of Congress!

The US House of Representatives is scheduled to vote TODAY on a bill repealing the ACA that will: Eliminate protections for pre-existing conditions, Restore lifetime and annual limits on coverage, Gut Medicaid, Slash financial support for low- and moderate-income households, and Block Planned Parenthood from accepting Medicaid and other public health insurance. All to give … Continued

The Trumpcare #zombiebill is back!

  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. With Donald Trump’s 100th day in office just two days away, the media-obsessed White House has been in a panic to notch a … Continued

Together we did it! But the fight isn’t over!

Technical difficulties prevented us from reaching out last week to let you know we were fighting to save the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and celebrating its seventh anniversary as the biggest leap forward for women’s health in a generation. With our system back online, we didn’t want to miss the chance to share our new … Continued