Two steps forward, one step back: The quest for comprehensive family planning coverage post ACA
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Public health or related public policy
Describe advocacy strategies to guarantee access to the full range of contraceptive methods for all women Identify common barriers to contraception access for insured and uninsured women
Keyword(s): Contraception, Activism
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have managed a statewide advocacy campaign devoted to protecting and improving access to contraception for all women for more than four years. In 2014 and 2014, I conducted a thorough analysis of contraception coverage in qualified health plans available through the Illinois marketplace and worked with insurance carriers to improve coverage and communication to consumers.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.