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3 Things at Stake for Domestic Violence Survivors if Obamacare is Repealed, Lisa James, Futures Blog, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: January 10, 2017.

Access to Health Care for Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, National Network to End Domestic Violence and Futures Without Violence, Washington, DC: 2017.

The Affordable Care Act ~ Addressing the unique needs of women (infographic).

The Affordable Care Act & Women's Health, Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, Washington, DC: updated December 2013.

Affordable Care Act: New Information and Options for Domestic Violence Victims, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: March 2014.

Affordable Care Act: What you should know, Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, Austin, TX: 2013.

AHCA would undo progress in healthcare coverage, quality of care, prevention ~ and do greatest harm to the most vulnerable, E-Alert, Prevention Institute, Oakland, CA: March 9, 2017.

Birth control coverage gutted by Trump administration's new religious exemptions, Susan Buttenwieser, Women's Media Center, New York, NY: November 9, 2018.

The Disastrous Consequences of "Repeal without Replace" of the Affordable Care Act: Millions of Americas Would Lose Insurance, Access to Health and Mental Health Treatment, Suzanne Wikle, Center for Legal and Social Policy, Washington, DC: December 8, 2016.

Domestic and Sexual Violence in the American Health Care Act, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: 2017.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Groups Warn that House Passed Health Bill Would Harm Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Urge Senate to Reject the AHCANational Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: May 5, 2017.

Eligibility for Premium Tax Credit for Victims of Domestic Abuse (notice 2014-23), Internal Revenue Service, Washington, DC: April 14, 2014.

Fact Sheet: Addressing the Needs of Victims of Domestic Abuse and Spousal Abandonment under the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC: July 14, 2014.

Four Reasons Why Consumers Will Find Affordable Health Insurance in the Marketplaces, by Families USA, Voices for Human Needs Blog, Coalition on Human Needs, Washington, DC: October 25, 2016. Copyright © 2016 Coalition on Human Needs.

Get Ready for the Senate's Obamacare Repeal Slog, Joe Williams and Niels Lesniewski, Roll Call, Washington, DC: May 4, 2017. Copyright © 2017 Roll Call.

Guidance for Issuers on Special Enrollment Periods for Complex Cases in the Federally-facilitated Marketplace after the Initial Open Enrollment Period (scroll down to see "victims of domestic abuse"), Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, March 26, 2014.

Hardship Exemption for Women Who Have Experienced Domestic Violence, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: 2015. Read directions on applying for this exemption.

Health Care for Me, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, San Francisco, CA.

Health 'reform' will make sexual assault survivors sick, Gina Scaramella, The Hill, Washington, DC: May 3, 2017. Copyright © 2017 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

House GOP abandons ObamaCare repeal effort in stunning defeat, Scott Wong, The Hill, Washington, DC: March 24, 2017. Copyright © 2017 Capitol Hill Publishing Company.

How the Affordable Care Act Is Working for Millions of Women (infographic), Planned Parenthood Federation of America, New York, NY: 2014.

It's Open Enrollment for the ACA...Medicaid Enrollment Open Year-Round, Suzanne Wikle, Center for Law and Social Policy, November 1, 2016.

Jane Doe Inc. Statement Regarding the American Health Care Act: A matter of justiceJane Doe Inc., Boston, MA: May 18, 2017.

King v. Burwell Ruling Advances Equitable Access to Clinical Care, Prevention Institute, Oakland , CA: June 25, 2015.

Letter to Senators McConnell and Schumer urging them to oppose the Better Care Reconciliation Act, June 26, 2017. Note: The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence signed onto this letter, see page 2.

Obamacare is working and repealing it would be a catastrophe. Here's reason after reason why., Organizing for Action, Washington, DC: 2016-2017.

Ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure ~ stop ignoring preventative care, Larry Cohen and John Auerbach, The Hill, Washington, DC: August 22, 2017. Copyright © 2017 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.

Partial Repeal of the ACA through Reconciliation: Coverage Implications for Parents and Children, Matthew Buettgens, Genevieve M. Kenney and Clare Pan, Urban Institute, Washington, DC: December 2016. Copyright © 2016 Urban Institute.

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA): Resources for Frequently Asked Questions, Angela Napili, Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC: March 7, 2014.

Protect Affordable Health Care Access: Action Kit for Survivors, Advocates and Allies, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: updated May 10, 2017.

Protecting the Affordable Care Act, Lecia Imbery, Voices for Human Needs Blog, Coalition on Human Needs, Washington, DC: January 5, 2017. Copyright © 2017 Coalition on Human Needs.

Rape and domestic violence could be considered pre-existing conditions, CNN Wire, KFOR-TV, May 4, 2017. Copyright © 2017 KFOR.

Refugees and the Affordable Care Act (fact sheet), Office of Refugee Resettlement, Washington, DC: August 2013.

Resources for IPV Screening and Brief Counseling Coverage Guidelines in the Affordable Care Act, Health Cares About IPV, San Francisco, CA.

Roll call: Who voted for the GOP health bill?, Associated Press, The Boston Globe, May 4, 2017. Copyright © 2017 Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC.

The Success of the Affordable Care Act and Its Impact on Women, WomanView (volume 18, number 12), Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, Chicago, IL: June 19, 2015.

Survivors of Sexual Assault Need and Deserve Access to Health Care and Health Insurance, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, Washington, DC: May, 2017.

Tell Congress to Protect Victims Now!, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: January 11, 2017. Read What is at stake? and blog posting and see sample social media messages.

Tell your legislators that sabotaging the ACA is not acceptable, Prevention Institute, Oakland, CA: July 18, 2017.  Find your Senators and Representatives.

What Domestic Violence Survivors Need to Know About Affordable Health Coverage, Lena O'Rourke, Futures Blog, Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: November 13, 2014.



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