This month marks 44 years of the Hyde Amendment, which bans insurance coverage for abortion care for people enrolled in Medicaid. We are united to address the systemic inequities and structural racism in our health care system that deny dignity, agency, and autonomy to Texans of color and those who are struggling to make ends meet.
Today, the Trump administration announced an overhaul of the Medicaid program that could deny or limit benefits and may result in reducing enrollment in the program, particularly in states hostile to the Affordable Care Act that want to limit expenses.
Politicians in Tennessee are trying to cut off sexual and reproductive health access to the over 500,000 women covered by TennCare, the state’s Medicaid program.
Young women are bringing a feminist lens to the fight for disability rights that is critical in the current political climate.
His decision marks the first time in over two decades that a state has voluntarily provided Medicaid-funded abortion care for low-income and disabled women.
Leaders from Feminist Majority, National Women’s Law Center, In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, National Organization for Women and the Women’s March on Washington came together today to discuss the dangers posed to women by Trumpcare—and to devise a plan to stop it.
The Trump Administration today released its FY 2018 budget, calling it “A New Foundation for American Greatness.” Early analysis of the budget, however, shows that it’s anything but.
Though Trump has backtracked slightly on the issue since the election, we still expect an all-out effort by Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Reprinted with permission from The Hill’s Congress Blog This March, the Supreme Court will hear a case that presents the most serious threat to abortion rights in decades. At issue in this case, i, is whether Texas politicians can enact sham health regulations that are a thinly veiled attempt to force most or all abortion […]
A new report released Tuesday reveals the immense benefits of doula care for women and babies—and the economy. Making the case for private insurance and Medicaid coverage for doula care, the report‘s authors argue that the use of a doula reduces the likelihood of interventions, such as cesarean sections, which could save Medicaid at least $646 million per year, […]