Reproductive Health

Reproductive health advocates see a “major problem” with anti-abortion centers post-Roe

Reproductive health advocates are once again sounding the alarm about so-called crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), also known as anti-abortion centers, that provide non-medical prenatal services and abortion alternatives to pregnant people. Ashley Underwood, Director of Equity forwarda reproductive rights organization, said the clinics are a “major problem” across the country in the post-Roe era. Underwood […]

A women’s care brand begins to take shape • TechCrunch

Until last year, healthcare funding continued to shatter previous records. But there remains at least one very large gap in the industry. No one has created a broad, leading brand for women’s healthcare until now, and that’s an opportunity. Dina Radenkovic is one of those seeing it, and at her company, Gameto, she specifically wants […]

Oregon Working Group Recommends Stronger Legal Protections for Abortion Doctors – Oregon Capital Chronicle

Oregon must strengthen its laws to protect doctors who provide abortions or gender-affirming care from prosecution and lawsuits, a legislative task force advised Wednesday. That’s one of the recommendations of the Reproductive Health and Access to Care Working Group, which House Speaker Dan Rayfield convened this summer after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. […]

WAMI and WRJ organize discussion on criminalization of abortion

Content Warning: Abortion and Prison Abuse On June 24, 2022, the US Supreme Court overturned Roe against Wade, taking away the federal right to abortion. Reproductive rights activists took immediate action, continuing their work from years before to make abortion more accessible. On November 30, Wellesley Against Mass Incarceration (WAMI) teamed up with Wellesley for […]

Stephanie Baker advocates for community-based participatory research to address health inequalities

Stephanie Baker, associate professor of public health studies The Kernodle Center for Civic Life is committed to providing and educating students about the wide range of service options available to them. The center aims to share the impactful service experiences of both students and faculty and encourage others to be active members of their communities. […]

The Attorney General announces actions to protect reproductive health care providers and women seeking abortions in New Jersey

New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin announced several actions on Wednesday aimed at facilitating access to abortion care in New Jersey, protecting health care providers and protecting patient privacy in the wake of the decision. the US Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization involving Roe v. Wade. Platkin has sent a letter […]

FP’s key to improving access and equity, Academy tells CMS

The letter further reiterated the advocacy calling for enhanced prior consent, step therapy, and other plan requirements. “While the administrative burden of prior authorization cannot be meaningfully reduced without comprehensive reform to reduce requests, the AAFP supports efforts to implement electronic prior authorization as a meaningful first step to streamline the process. “Low Medicare payment […]

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