What You Need to Know: Obamacare and Women’s Health

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  • Health Care Reform Strengthens Black Women’s Health
  • Why It Matters to Us
  • Well-Women Visits
  • Gestational Diabetes Screening
  • HPV Testing
  • STD Counseling and Testing
  • HIV Counseling and Testing
  • Contraception and Birth Control
  • Breastfeeding Supplies
  • Screening for Domestic Violence

Why It Matters to Us

For women struggling to make ends meet, a co-pay and the high cost of insurance can keep us away from seeking the reproductive health care that we need. Fifty-two percent of women have said they go without care because of finances. Not to mention 32 percent of Black women are uninsured. This is why increased access to health care means so much.

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