Women and Health Reform

Family Planning and Reproductive Health


Find resources below relating to women's reproductive health and family planning services, including access to contraception and abortion as they relate to the health reform law.  Resources are listed by publishing date.


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


Guttmacher Institute, Policy Brief: Insurance Coverage of Contraceptives, October 2012


Guttmacher Institute, Policy Brief: Medicaid Family Planning Eligibility Expansions, October 2012


Childbirth Connection, Guidelines for States on Maternity Care in the Essential Benefits Package, August 2012


National Women's Law Center, Contraceptive Coverage and the Health Care Law, July 2012


Center for American Progress, Young Women and Reproductive Health Care, July 2012


National Partnership for Women and Families, Why the ACA Matters for Women: Restrictions on Abortion Coverage, March 2012


National Partnership for Women and Families, Why the ACA Matters for Women: Comprehensive Sex Education for Teens, March 2012s


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


National Partnership for Women and Families, Why the ACA Matters for Women: Expanding Medicaid Family Planning Services, March 2012


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


National Women's Law Center, Contraceptive Coverage “Accommodation” of Religiously-Affiliated Employers, February 2012


National Women's Law Center, Fact Sheet: Covering Prescription Contraceptives in Employee Health Plans: How This Coverage Saves Money, February 2012


Kaiser Family Foundation, Access to Abortion Coverage and Health Reform, November 2011


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


Guttmacher Institute, Policy Review: Implementing the ACA: Enrollment Strategies and the U.S. Family Planning Effort, Fall 2010


Guttmacher Institute, Policy Review: New Pregnancy Assistance Fund Under Health Care Reform: An Analysis, Summer 2010


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


Raising Women's Voices, Health Reform and Reproductive Health: Positive and Negative Effects, March 2010


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


Planned Parenthood, Abortion Care Coverage and Health Care Reform: Getting the Facts Straight