Health Care Reform

Removing Barriers to Voting Is Essential to the Advancement of Women’s Health

By NWHN Staff | Nov 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Removing Barriers to Voting Is Essential to the Advancement of Women’s Health

Women’s suffrage has been an essential factor in the advancement of women’s rights, including abortion, contraception, health care coverage, and protections against discrimination in the workplace. It is no surprise that women’s voting rights, and voting rights in general, still take center stage among feminists and civil rights activists.

Women’s Health in the Climate of Democracy in Chains

By NWHN Contributor | Sep 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Women’s Health in the Climate of Democracy in Chains

What happened? What’s happening? What can we do about it?

Oral Health Is a Women’s Health Issue

By NWHN Staff | Aug 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Oral Health Is a Women’s Health Issue

Oral health is essential throughout a woman’s life, and particularly during pregnancy. But far too many women, especially low-income women and women of color, lack access to comprehensive and affordable dental insurance.

Trump’s Title X Rule Is Much More Than a Gag Rule

By NWHN Staff | Jul 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Trump’s Title X Rule Is Much More Than a Gag Rule

Trump’s rule and the deliberately confusing health care provider list would create another hoop for people seeking abortion care to jump through to exercise their constitutional right to a safe and legal abortion.

Red Tape: The Next GOP Plan for Gutting Health Care

By Sarah Christopherson | Feb 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Red Tape: The Next GOP Plan for Gutting Health Care

Stacks of additional paperwork will cause thousands of working people to lose coverage — by design.

Knock Knock, Who’s There?: The Revolving Door Between Big Pharma and the Government

By NWHN Staff | Feb 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Knock Knock, Who’s There?: The Revolving Door Between Big Pharma and the Government

The first year of the Trump presidency has brought an almost endless slew of scandals, resignations, and exposés. It often feels like we’re watching reality TV, and sometimes it seems like we no longer even expect qualified government officials to ensure that women have the health care access and autonomy they deserve.

How Trump and the GOP Rigged Our Tax System for the Rich and Legalized Corruption

By Sarah Christopherson | Dec 20, 2017 | Comments Off on How Trump and the GOP Rigged Our Tax System for the Rich and Legalized Corruption

Congress just voted themselves a windfall at our expense.

We Must STOP the GOP Tax Scam!

By Sarah Christopherson | Nov 29, 2017 | Comments Off on We Must STOP the GOP Tax Scam!

Congressional Republicans’ effort to pass their tax bill is under way. Now we must fight even harder to kill the bill!

How Will Donald Trump’s New Rules on Birth Control Affect Me?

By Evita Almassi | Oct 18, 2017 | Comments Off on How Will Donald Trump’s New Rules on Birth Control Affect Me?

On October 6, 2017, the Trump Administration published two new rules, effective immediately, undermining the Affordable Care Act requirement that insurance plans cover all 18 FDA-approved methods of birth control without copay or deductible.

Standing up Against Trump’s Attack on Birth Control

By Sarah Christopherson | Oct 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Standing up Against Trump’s Attack on Birth Control

New rules give millions of employers the right to deny their employees birth control coverage for any reason—or no reason at all.