Tag Archives: Medicaid

Just In: Unlocking Abortion Coverage in the Keystone State

The Women’s Law Project, in collaboration with the National Health Law Program, just published Unlocking Abortion Coverage in the Keystone State, an initiative of the Reproductive Health Data and Accountability Project. Unlocking Abortion Coverage in the Keystone State is a … Continue reading

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The “Double Bind” of Anti-Choice Policies & Workplace Discrimination

What do you call it when lawmakers restrict access to abortion–but also fail to implement family-friendly workplace policies that would enable women to support themselves and their children? A double bind. Or here in Pennsylvania, we call it business as … Continue reading

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2015: The Good, the Bad, and the Very, Very Ugly

There’s no need to sugarcoat 2015: The attack on reproductive rights is still going strong. A well-funded anti-choice movement is attempting to block not only women’s access to legal abortion, but contraception and preventative care also. Clinic violence and targeted … Continue reading

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Victory! Successful Resolution to Healthcare Lawsuit

Successful Lawsuit Against PA Department of Human Services Is Big Win for Nearly 75,000 Women Women Unjustly Denied Medicaid Coverage Now Covered   Pennsylvania – After being unjustly blocked from full Medicaid coverage despite being qualified for the plan, nearly … Continue reading

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Catch Up on News You Might Have Missed in January

It’s a new dawn, a new day, a new… legislative session in Pennsylvania. There’s no time to waste: we’re working toward bills to close the loophole in equal pay law, protect equal access to reproductive healthcare services, and to end … Continue reading

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Federal Lawsuit Targets DHS For Illegally Delaying Health Coverage for 85,000 Pennsylvania Women

Women qualified for full coverage on January 1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (1/13/2015) Today, two women’s health organizations and a private citizen filed a federal class action claiming that the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) is unlawfully delaying the enrollment … Continue reading

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Study Shows Importance of Medical Insurance for Poor as PA Cuts $400 Million from Welfare

“The first rigorously controlled assessment of the impact of Medicaid” recently revealed that when the poor are provided with medical insurance, “they not only find regular doctors and see doctors more often but they also feel better, are less depressed … Continue reading

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