Women and Health Reform
Ensuring the Health Care Needs of Women: 
Resources for Health Exchanges
Resources by Source Organization

Below is a list of resources provided to this site to assist in the design and implementation of Health Exchanges throughout the states. These resources come from the following health policy organizations. If you would like to submit an applicable resource, please contact info@womenandhealthreform.org.



The Brigham and Women's Hospital Connors Center for Women's Health-

http://www.brighamandwomens.org


Women and Health Reform, October 2011


The Center for American Progress-http://www.americanprogress.org


Young Women and Reproductive Health Care, July 2012


Enroll America-http://www.enrollamerica.org


The Ideal Application Process for Health Coverage, February 2012



Families USA-http://www.familiesusa.org


Fact Sheet: Being a Woman Just Got a Little Easier: How the ACA Benefits Women, July 2012

Designing the Essential Health Benefits for Your State: An Advocate’s Guide, July 2012


Fact Sheet: Being a Woman Just Got a Little Easier: How the ACA Benefits Women, July 2012


Health Reform GPS-http://www.healthreformgps.org


Essential Community Providers, March 2011


Guttmacher Institute-http://www.guttmacher.org


Editorial: Holding on to health reform and what we have gained for reproductive health, January 2011


Policy Review: Family Planning and Health Care Reform: The Benefits and Challenges of Prioritizing Prevention, Winter 2009


Policy Review: New Pregnancy Assistance Fund Under Health Care Reform: An Analysis, Fall 2010


Policy Review: The Potential of Health Care Reform to Improve Pregnancy-Related Services and Outcomes, Summer 2010


Policy Brief: Insurance Coverage of Contraceptives, October 2012


Policy Brief: Medicaid Family Planning Eligibility Expansions, October 2012 


Policy Review: Implementing the ACA: Enrollment Strategies and the U.S. Family Planning Effort, Fall 2011


Jacobs Institute for Women’s Health-http://www.jiwh.org


Women’s Health and Health Care Reform: The Economic Burden of Disease in Women, 2010


Kaiser Family Foundation-http://www.kff.org


Fact Sheet: Women’s Health Insurance, December 2011


Issue Module: Women and Health Care in the United States, September 2011


Issue Brief: State Coverage of Preventive Services for Women Under Medicaid: Findings From a State-Level Survey, June 2012


Issue Brief: Impact of Health Reform on Women’s Access to Coverage and Care, April 2012


Fact Sheet: Preventive Services Covered by Private Health Plans under the ACA, September 2011


Access to Abortion Coverage and Health Reform, November 2011


Policy Insights: Transparency and Complexity, August 2012


National Academy for State Health Policy-http://www.nashp.org


Increasing Access to Dental Care in Medicaid: Targeted Program for Four Populations, March 2009


Increasing Access to Dental Care in Medicaid: Targeted Program for Four Populations, March 2009


National Conference of State Legislatures-http://www.ncsl.org


Improving Women’s Health: State Policy Options, March 2011


Health Reform and Women’s Health: Opportunities for State Legislators, December 2010


States Implement Health Reform: Women’s Health, November 2011


National Partnership for Women and Families-http://www.nationalpartnership.org


Why the ACA Matters for Women: Summary of Key Provisions, July 2012


Why the ACA Matters for Women: Expanding Access to Health Insurance, March 2012


Why the ACA Matters for Women: Expanding Affordability and Choice in the Marketplace, March 2012


Why the ACA Matters for Women: Improving Health Care for Older Women, March 2012


Why the ACA Matters for Women:  Improving Health Coverage for Lower-Income Women, March 2012


Why the ACA Matters for Women: Better Care for Pregnant Women and Mothers, March 2012


Why the ACA Matters for Women: Expanding Medicaid Family Planning Services, March 2012


Why the ACA Matters for Women: Coverage of Women’s Preventive Services, Including Contraception, March 2012


Why the ACA Matters for Women: Comprehensive Sex Education for Teens, March 2012


Why the ACA Matters for Women: Restrictions on Abortion Coverage, March 2012


National Women’s Health Network – http://www.nwhn.org


What’s in the health care law for women? A lot!, October 2012


Older Women and Health Care Reform: Get the Facts, June 2011


National Women’s Law Center – http://www.nwlc.org


Women’s Health Coverage Improved in 2011, September 2012


Contraceptive Coverage and the Health Care Law, July 2012


Women’s Preventive Services in the Affordable Care Act, July 2012


Fact Sheet: Covering Prescription Contraceptives in Employee Health Plans: How This Coverage Saves Money, February 2012


Women’s Preventive Health Services in the Health Care Law: What Students Should Know, July 2012 


Contraceptive Coverage “Accommodation” of Religiously-Affiliated Employers, March 2012


Planned Parenthood -http://www.plannedparenthood.org/


Abortion Care Coverage and Health Care Reform: Getting the Facts Straight


Raising Women’s Voiceshttp://www.raisingwomensvoices.net


Affordable Preventive Health Care for Women: Improving Women’s Health and Families’ Economic Well-Being, 2011


Comments Submitted to HHS on ACA: Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act, June 2012


What Women Are Getting From Health Reform Top Ten List, 2011


Why is Preventive Health Care for Women Addressed Separately in the ACA?


Health Reform and Reproductive Health: Positive and Negative Effects, March 2010


RAND Corporationhttp://www.rand.org


Supporting Comprehensive Healthcare for Women Makes Dollars, and Sense, September 2012


Closing the Gap Between Supply and Demand for Nurse Practitioners Providing Sexual and Reproductive Health Services, 2012


Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: How to Ensure That They Help Reduce Disparities--Not Increase Them, October 2011