7 Health Insurance Coverage for Low Income Women

Pre-conception / Inter-conception Care
Training Curriculum 2


7 Health Insurance Coverage for Low Income Women

 Objective

 Recommend and advocate of increase public and private health insurance coverage for women with low incomes to improve access to preventive women's health and preconception and inter-conception care.

 Action Steps

  • Improve the design of family planning waivers by permitting options to offer inter-conception risk assessment, counseling and intervention along with family planning services.
  • Increase health coverage among low income women of child bearing age by using federal options and wavers under public and private health insurance systems and the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
  • Increase access to healthcare services through policies and reimbursement levels for private and public health Insurance systems to include a full range of clinicians who care for women.