Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology at Brigham's and Women's Hospital, Jacob's Institute of Women's Health, Kaiser Family Foundation. 2013. Ensuring the health care needs of women: A checklist for health exchanges. Menlo Park, CA: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 8 pp.
Annotation: This checklist presents questions to consider as states work to design, establish, and implement health insurance exchanges, which are a feature of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010. The checklist focuses on how establishment of the exchanges will affect women, in particular. Topics include essential health benefits, maternity care, preventive services, chronic health conditions, abortion, network adequacy, outreach and enrollment, affordability and transparency, and data collection and reporting standards.
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Keywords: Abortion, Access to health care, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Costs, Enrollment, Health insurance, Legislation, Outreach, Prevention, Reproductive health, State programs, Statistical data, Women's health