Tag: Women’s Rights

GOP proposal attempts to cut all Planned Parenthood $$

2.5 million women and men in the United States annually visit Planned Parenthood affiliate health centers for trusted health care services and information.

Eighty-four percent of Planned Parenthood health care patients in the U.S. are age 20 and older.

An estimated one in five women in the U.S. has visited a Planned Parenthood health center at least once in her life.

Trump’s Pick for Medicare and Medicaid Wants to Cut Mandatory Maternity Coverage

Seema Verma raised some eyebrows in her nomination hearing, but her comments were likely just a glimpse of what’s to come for women’s healthcare.

Seema Verma, President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has built a career on finding ways to break down the government’s role in health care. So it wasn’t all that surprising when, at her nomination hearing, Verma said she doesn’t think insurance companies should be required to provide maternity care coverage.