Tag Archives: Medicaid

Why Medicaid Expansion Matters To LGBTQQ African-Americans in Georgia

Expanding Medicaid to LGBTQQ African americans is important because: LGBTQQ community is less likely to be discriminated More care for those with HIV 21% of LGBTQQ are parents raising children. Coverage would benefit them and their children. To read the full fact sheet click here. Advertisements

Our Issues: Abortion Access

The 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision was a victory. Still not all women have access to an abortion. There are many hindrances that stand in the way of Latinas and other women of color including: language, class and immigration status. The Hyde Amendment passed in 1977 meaning that abortion was not covered for those with […]

Impact of Publicly Funded Family Planning Clinics (2008)

Public funding for family planning services, such as access to contraceptives, screening for breast and cervical cancers, and testing for STDs, for low-income women is shown to save public dollars in the long haul. Through a cost-benefit analysis, it was determined that for everyone $1 spent in public funding, $4.02 is saved by providing access […]

Community Health Centers: Opportunities and Challenges of Health Reform (2010)

Summary: “The enactment of comprehensive health reform1 will bring about important changes to the health insurance and health care delivery systems. Community health centers will play a role in implementing many health reform provisions and in providing access to care for millions of Americans who will gain health insurance coverage under the law. To meet […]