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Healthcare Policies Must Work for Women, Not Against Them

Challenges to accessing healthcare are not new for women; however, in the past year, several new roadblocks have hindered women’s access. These roadblocks span the gamut from the COVID-19 pandemic to policy changes that have impacted the fabric of women’s healthcare access. Also looming are significant changes to federal and state policies that threaten to […]

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Statement on Reproductive Justice

Medicines360 recognizes the importance of reproductive justice. We are aligned with the framework defined by SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective as “the human right to maintainpersonal bodily autonomy, have children, not have children, and parent the children we have in safe and sustainable communities.” The National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) and SisterSong issued […]

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Statement on SCOTUS Ruling

On July 8, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled to uphold the Trump Administration’s regulations allowing employers and insurers to decline providing contraception coverage because of religious or moral objections. Implementation of these rules will immediately and significantly decrease contraceptive access for 70,500 to 126,400 women. When the rules were implemented in […]

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Does a Low Cost for Clinics Mean More Underinsured Patients Are Able to Choose a Hormonal IUD? One Study in Utah Sought to Find Out

At the beginning of this year, an estimated 7.7 million women of reproductive age (15-44) in the United States were uninsured, with 2 million of these women living below the federal poverty level. As the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic has led to historic numbers of unemployment claims, it is estimated that millions more have lost […]

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Accessing Birth Control and Reproductive Health Services Amid COVID-19

Now more than ever, it is critical women have all the information and resources at their disposal to make informed decisions about their health. As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, women are facing more barriers than ever when it comes to accessing the birth control and reproductive health services they need. The healthcare […]

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