Latest National Partnership Stories

2014-01-23 16:24:30

Childbirth Connection Becomes Program of National Partnership for Women & Families WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two powerhouses that have been working for decades to improve the health of women, moms and families announced today that they have joined forces, with Childbirth Connection becoming a core program of the National Partnership for Women & Families. Childbirth Connection was founded in 1918 as the Maternity Center Association; its mission is to...

2011-01-19 18:39:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families: "The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the greatest advance for women's health in a generation. This new law is already eliminating the punitive and predatory insurance practices that have penalized women and families for decades, and is instead bringing us closer to the day when essential women's services are fully covered, prevention...

2009-12-24 10:40:00

Bill Must Be Improved: Anti-Choice Provisions in Senate and House Bills Betray Promise of Reform for Women, Coverage Must Be Affordable WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families: "The Senate took a historic step to fix our nation's broken health care system this morning by passing comprehensive reform that will cover 31 million more people, prohibit insurance practices that...

2008-07-09 09:01:02

INDIANAPOLIS, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint Foundation, LLC, a private, non-profit organization wholly funded by WellPoint, Inc., today announced that it has awarded a $95,000 grant to the National Partnership for Women & Families (National Partnership). The grant is designed to support the National Partnership's research and development of materials to educate consumers about a patient-centered medical home, as well as engage consumers in thinking about and expressing what they need...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'