Welfare, Women and Health: The Role of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
This issue brief reflects on lessons learned from research about the connection between welfare policies and low-income women's health. The brief discusses the multiple aspects of the TANF program that can influence women's health and well-being, including access to health insurance, work requirements and training options, links to health care services, and reproductive health provisions.
also of interest
- Women's Health Issues: Women, Private Health Insurance, and the Affordable Care Act
- Summary of HHS's Proposed Rule on Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities
- Medicaid at 50: Marking a Milestone for Women's Health
- Gender Differences in Health Care, Status, and Use: Spotlight on Men's Health