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Ten Ways That the House American Health Care Act Could Affect Women

Issue Brief
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  2. Legislation extends Medicaid coverage to all individuals with incomes up to 133% of the poverty level (FPL) and includes a provision to disregard first 5% of income, effectively extending Medicaid to all individuals with incomes up to 138% FPL.

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  6. Ibid

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  7. Congressional Budget Office (CBO). “American Health Care Act.” March 13, 2017.

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  8. Salganicoff A, Rosenzweig C, Sobel L. (2016). The Hyde Amendment and Coverage for Abortion Services. Kaiser Family Foundation.

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  9. Salganicoff A, Beamesderfer A, Kurani N, Sobel L. (2014). Coverage for Abortion Services and the ACA. Kaiser Family Foundation.

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  10. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Health Insurance Marketplaces 2017 Open Enrollment Period: January Enrollment Report. January 10, 2017.

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  11. Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of the 2016 ASEC Supplement to the Current Population Survey, U.S. Census Bureau.

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  13. Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives. “Memorandum on Maternity Coverage in the Individual Health Insurance Market” at page 37. October 12, 2010.

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  14. Kaiser Family Foundation and Urban Institute analysis of 2012 Current Population Survey, Bureau of the Census, 2012.

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  15. The Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Information on Essential Health Benefits (EHB) Benchmark Plans.

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  16. Institute of Medicine (IOM). (2011). Clinical Preventive Services for Women: Closing the Gaps. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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  20. Sobel L, Salganicoff S, Rosenzweig C. (2017). The Future of Contraceptive Coverage. Kaiser Family Foundation.

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  22. Sobel L, Salganicoff S, Rosenzweig C. (2017). The Future of Contraceptive Coverage. Kaiser Family Foundation.

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  24. Ibid.

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