This fact sheet reviews current national and state policies around Emergency Contraception, including methods, patient awareness, access and availability, and insurance coverage. Among methods discussed are ulipristal acetate (ella), intrauterine devices (copper IUDs and levonorgestrel IUDs), and progestin-based pills (Plan B and Next Choice).
This analysis looks at the health care costs associated with pregnancy, including prenatal care, childbirth, and postpartum care. It finds women who give birth incur an extra $18,865 in total health care spending than other women. including $2,854 paid out-of-pocket.
Although federal legislation intends to provide no-cost rape kits to all survivors of sexual violence, some survivors still face out-of-pocket charges for minimum standard rape kit services as well as other medical care that takes place following a sexual assault. This brief examines the policies that impact coverage of health care services for survivors of sexual assault and identifies gaps in those programs and coverage for their care, particularly for women with private health insurance.
This page tracks recent state actions to extend Medicaid postpartum coverage, including approved and pending 1115 waivers, legislation that will require the state to seek federal approval through a SPA or 1115 waiver, submitted and approved SPAs, and coverage financed solely with state funds.
This analysis highlights state-level data on the status of the Title X family planning program on the eve of the implementation of the new Biden Administration regulations for the program.
This brief explains key elements of the Biden Administration’s proposed regulations for the Title X federal family planning program that would replace the Trump Administration’s rules, which prohibited abortion referrals and co-located abortion services.
This issue brief presented in a narrative story map reviews the impact the Trump Administration regulations have had on the Title X network and discusses the likely impact and limitations of the Biden Administration’s potential actions.
Explore the latest national and state-specific data and policies on women’s health. Topics include health status, insurance and Medicaid coverage, use of preventive services, sexual health, maternal and infant health, and abortion policies. Many indicators provide state-level information for women of different racial and ethnic groups.Read More
- insurance coverageThis factsheet reviews major sources of coverage for women residing in the U.S., discusses the impact of the ACA on women’s coverage, and the coverage challenges that many women continue to face.
- abortionReviews federal & state policies on coverage for abortion and estimates the availability of abortion coverage for women enrolled in private plans, ACA Marketplace plans, and Medicaid.
- Women’s Health Policy
This data note presents key data points describing the current state of the Medicaid program as it affects women.
- State health factsInformation on women’s health status, utilization of services, health insurance coverage, family planning and childbirth, and abortion statistics and policies.
This interactive tool provides state profiles on women’s health and access to care. Browse the map and click on a state to view a women’s health data dashboard in each of four categories.