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Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Loosen Curbs On Short-Term Health Plans Feature
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Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Loosen Curbs On Short-Term Health Plans

Proposal to increase insurance choices means higher costs for less healthy people. This means if you have health problems, plan on getting pregnant, or can’t generally afford preventive care, you’ll be paying more.

Health Insurers Struggle With Sudden Freeze On ACA Risk Adjustment Dollars from and to Insurance Companies
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Health Insurers Struggle With Sudden Freeze On ACA Risk Adjustment Dollars from and to Insurance Companies

Administration stops risk adjustment payments from and to health insurers, further destabilizing some individual insurance markets under the ACA and putting some companies and access for individuals at risk.

In New Hampshire, Even Mothers In Treatment For Opioids Struggle To Keep Children
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In New Hampshire, Even Mothers In Treatment For Opioids Struggle To Keep Children

Women in treatment for opioids have challenges keeping their children.

FDA Office of Women’s Health: Leading Efforts to Improve the Health of Women
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FDA Office of Women’s Health: Leading Efforts to Improve the Health of Women

Learn more about Sex as a Biological Variable (SABV) and its contribution to the unique health needs of women.

If High Court Reverses Roe V. Wade, 22 States Poised To Ban Abortion
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If High Court Reverses Roe V. Wade, 22 States Poised To Ban Abortion

If Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade and legality of abortion is decided by states, many will make it illegal or much harder for women to access providers.

Despite U.S. Court's Ruling, Medicaid Work Requirements Advance In Other States
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Despite U.S. Court's Ruling, Medicaid Work Requirements Advance In Other States

Work requirements for Medicaid may restrict access to coverage for women and their families, particularly dental and vision care in Kentucky.

New Poll Shows Women Interested in Medication Quality, Cost of Health Care, and Issues in International Trade
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New Poll Shows Women Interested in Medication Quality, Cost of Health Care, and Issues in International Trade

A new poll shows that women voters are concerned about PBMs driving up health care costs for women and families - and are also concerned about the quality of medicines made outside the U.S., and other countries stealing US companies’ intellectual property

Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean?
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Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean?

The planned revival of an old policy may finally present a way for President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise to “defund” Planned Parenthood.

Can Insurers Use Genetic Testing Results?
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Can Insurers Use Genetic Testing Results?

Insurers cannot use genetic test results to discriminating for health insurance or charge higher premiums – but that might change.

Thinking About An Association Health Plan? Read The Fine Print
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Thinking About An Association Health Plan? Read The Fine Print

Association Health Plans May Not Meet ACA Standards or Protect Women from Very High Costs for Being a Women, and for Maternity Care, Prescription Medicines, Mental health Services, or Other Care They May Need.

Domestic Violence's Overlooked Damage: Concussion And Brain Injury
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Domestic Violence's Overlooked Damage: Concussion And Brain Injury

After domestic violence women often suffer brain injuries that are not diagnosed or treated, leading to long-term problems.

Insurer Slashes Breast Pump Payments, Stoking Fears Fewer Moms Will Breastfeed
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Insurer Slashes Breast Pump Payments, Stoking Fears Fewer Moms Will Breastfeed

Major insurer cuts payments for breast pumps, which may increase patient costs and drive some new moms from breastfeeding their infants.

Say 'No' to NIH Funding Cuts
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Say 'No' to NIH Funding Cuts

Preserve research on sex differences.