As attacks to women’s health and rights ramp up on the federal level, states have an opportunity to advance progressive policies to protect women and their families.
In addition to saving lives, expanding Medicaid would have wide-ranging benefits for residents of the 17 nonexpansion states—benefits that go far beyond boosting health insurance coverage and improving access to care.
These Conservative State Officials’ Lawsuits Attacking Federal Protections Harm Their Fellow Residents
Some state officials are using litigation in an attempt to undermine people’s wages, well-being, and access to health care—and the Trump administration is on their side.
The Trump administration has repeatedly worked to sabotage the Affordable Care Act and restrict access to health care services, compromising access and resulting in higher prices for women.
The new House tax bill would add more than $3 trillion to deficits over the second 10 years.
The most damaging effects of the Trump administration’s policies are yet to come.
This interactive illustrates actions taken by states to combat federal sabotage of the Affordable Care Act.
As the federal government continues to undermine the health care system, states are taking matters into their own hands.
A new proposal augments the threat Judge Kavanaugh poses to people with pre-existing conditions.
If federal lawmakers’ attacks on Medicaid succeed, states could be forced to fill the resulting budget holes with cuts to public education, leading to lower salaries for teachers or higher tuition for college students.
The average marketplace enrollee will pay about $1,000 more for health insurance than they should due to mandate repeal and the short-term plan rule.
Abortion is considered to be a separate, politicized entity within the broader health insurance system, but a lack of coverage for this critical health care can have devastating impacts on women.
If a Texas lawsuit against the ACA reaches the Supreme Court, Justice Anthony Kennedy’s replacement could rule on the future of health care for millions of Americans.
The newest ACA repeal plan would gut protections and raise prices for health care coverage for women and girls.
New estimates show that recent efforts to eliminate pre-existing condition protections could leave millions of women and girls at risk of being charged more or denied coverage for individual insurance.