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  1. Fact Sheet on Medicare Coverage of Transition-Related Care

    In May 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Departmental Appeals Board declared that the exclusion of transgender care from Medicare was based on outdated, incomplete, and biased science, and did not reflect standards of care. The r ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:34am

  2. How Does Employment – or Unemployment – Affect Health?, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) (2013)

    This Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) issue brief outlines the health benefits arising from stable employment, as well as the negative health effects associated with unemployment. RWJF advocates for employers' promotion of health and safety, inc ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 12:04pm

  3. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations in the 2011 National Healthcare Disparities Report, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (April 2012)

    This fact sheet outlines key findings from a 2011 review of healthcare disparities in the U.S., focusing on access to and quality of care for transgender individuals. The authors found that transgender people are more likely to be uninsured; half of trans ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/6/2018 12:52pm

  4. Social Services for Women Living With HIV--The Facts, Center for Women and HIV Advocacy at HIV Law Project (2011)

    Because of the disproportionate rate at which low-income individuals are infected with HIV, low or no cost social services may mean profound differences in quality and length of an individual's life. This fact sheet from the HIV Law Project is an adv ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/6/2018 4:30pm

  5. Health Reform: Good for the Economy and Good for Jobs, White House Office of Public Engagement (2011)

    This is a short fact sheet on health care reform and employment, circulated by the White House Office of Public Engagement in response to the 2011 Congressional bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act of 2010. This repeal effort is in part based on the rat ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/6/2018 12:29pm

  6. Know Your Rights: HIV and Pregnancy, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    Women who are HIV-positive and pregnant or considering becoming pregnant often face judgment and discrimination from the very medical care providers they rely upon to keep them healthy. This brief front-and-back handout provides an outline of the rights o ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 5:50pm