The League sent a memo to members of the U.S. Senate regarding essential elements that need to be provided for any forthcoming legislation on healthcare.

The League sent an updated memo to the U.S. House of Representatives regarding legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The memo reiterates the League's support for quality affordable health care for all American, protections for those with preexisting conditions and prevention of discriminatory costs for women.

Before the House's failed attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the League joined other organizations on a letter to Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi opposing policies in the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that undermined the Medicare program’s finances and threatened access to needed services for people with Medicare.

The League joined women's groups on a letter opposing the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and defunding Planned Parenthood.

The League sent a memo to the U.S. House of Representatives urging them to not disrupt the health coverage of millions of Americans.

The League of Women Voters joined an amicus brief in the case of Zubik v. Burwell, a challenge to the contraception accommodation in the Affordable Care Act.

The League has joined an amicus brief in the case of King v. Burwell, which will be heard by the Supreme Court on March 4.

The League is dedicated to ensuring access to affordable, quality health care for all Americans. We believe that all Americans should have access to a basic level of care, including disease prevention, primary care (including prenatal and reproductive health), acute long-term care, mental health care and health promotion and education.

The League joined with Demos, Project Vote and allied groups to urge the Obama Administration to fully implement the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) as part of the Health Benefit Exchanges under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Exchanges are public assistance agencies under the NVRA and therefore must provide voter registration opportunities to all applicants.

LWVUS joined an amicus brief in a challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by employers who maintain they do not have to provide reproductive health coverage based on religious beliefs of owners. LWV has long supported access to health care including reproductive health care for women.

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