Contraception Is Free to Women, Except When It’s Not

Despite the ACA's guarantees of free contraception coverage, obtaining the right product at no cost can be onerous

Sexual Health

Transgender Medicine – What Care Looks Like, Who Seeks It out and What’s Still Unknown: 3 Essential Reads

Access to transgender medical care has been under attack in many places in the U.S.

Your Body

Black and Hispanic Americans Suffer Most in Biggest US Decline in Life Expectancy Since WWII

In addition to killing 600,000 Americans, Covid-19 is undermining the health of people who were never infected with the virus, but whose lives were devastated by the loss of jobs, homes and opportunities for the future

Your Care

Some Hospitals Kept Suing Patients Over Medical Debt Through the Pandemic

A new study says some of the nation's largest hospital systems kept filing lawsuits, liens and garnishments — and most were nonprofit

Access & Affordability

15 Minutes With Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

A champion for women's health, Debbie Dingell opens up about her recent emergency surgery and her thoughts about health care in the United States

Expert Perspectives

Health Is Infrastructure, Too

Special assistant to President Biden joins health experts for HealthyWomen's webinar to discuss how infrastructure impacts women's health care

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Covid Was a Tipping Point for Telehealth. If Some Have Their Way, Virtual Visits Are Here to Stay.

There's an emerging consensus that many services that once required an office visit can be provided easily and safely through a video chat, a phone call or even an email

Access & Affordability

Time to Say Goodbye to Some Insurers’ Waivers for Covid Treatment Fees

A growing number of insurers are quietly ending those fee waivers for Covid-19 treatment on some or all policies

Access & Affordability

Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis Brings More Attention to Solving Long-Ignored Racial Gaps in Health

Where someone lives is the greatest predictor of health and life expectancy. A person's ZIP code is also a good predictor of their race and ethnicity.

Access & Affordability

Biden Moves to Overturn Trump Birth Control Rules

Trump era rules resulted in hundreds of thousands losing access to critical family planning and related preventive health services

Fertility

How to Get Prior Authorization for Your Patients

92% of doctors report that prior authorizations cause delays in patient care

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Learn More About Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a disease that affects 1 in 3 women

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What the American Rescue Plan Says About President Biden’s Health Care Priorities – and What They Mean for You

The Affordable Care Act is strengthened under the American Rescue Plan, giving greater access to health insurance at lower costs for millions of Americans

Access & Affordability

The ACA Marketplace Is Open Again for Insurance Sign-Ups. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Next week, the federal insurance exchange reopens for an unusual midyear special enrollment period

Access & Affordability