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A Mother’s Day Gift Basket from Congress and the Trump Administration

This Mother’s Day, both Congress and the Trump administration have put together a special gift basket of policies that continue to threaten access to health care for women, mothers, and families everywhere. From federal funding cuts to weaker benefit requirements, CHIR’s Rachel Schwab and Dania Palanker unwrap the presents and assess their potential impact on coverage.

“For the first time in forever” women are now on more equal footing when it comes to health insurance

A recent news article chronicled worries that the disproportionate number of women signing up for the new health insurance marketplaces will lead to an unbalanced risk pool and increases in premiums. But as Sarah Dash documents in her latest blog post, the ACA is requiring insurers to shift from denying care to women to providing them with better, more comprehensive coverage. And with insurers now required to offer coverage to everybody, it may be time to harness new, consumer-friendly ways to keep health care costs in check.

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