Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Editor: Tracy A. Thomas
University of Akron School of Law

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Women and the Affordable Care Act

In honor of today's implementation of the federal healthcare reform, some resources as to how the  law impacts women:

Just the Facts, Ma’am: Coverage for Women's Preventive Healthcare (government guidelines)  

From the National Partnership for Women and Children: “The ACA is the greatest advance for women’s health in a generation.”

ACA Puts Men and Women on Equal Playing Field, and not everyone is happy about that.

Elizabeth Sepper, Contraception and the Birth of Corporate Conscience, Amer. U.J. Gender, Soc. Policy & Law (corporations have filed sixty lawsuits challenging the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that employee health insurance plans cover contraception) 

Lisa Chiyemi Ikemoto, Abortion, Contraception and the ACA: The Realignment of Women’s Health, 55 How. L.J. 731 (2012)

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