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Free and Low Cost Guide to Reproductive Health Care in New York

Free and Low Cost Guide to Reproductive Health Care in New York

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A RESOURCE GUIDE ON FREE AND LOW-COSTREPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CAREIN NEW YORK CITY
A joint publication of theNational Institute for Reproductive Healthand NARAL Pro-Choice New YorkApril 2009
 
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RESOURCE GUIDE ON FREE AND LOW-COST REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE IN NEW YORK CITY
This resource guide was made possible by the hard work of the staff and interns ofthe Low-Income Access Program at the National Institute for Reproductive Healthand NARAL Pro-Choice New York, Pooja Awatramani, Myra Batchelder and MonikaGrzeniewski. Special thanks to the rest of the staff, including Angela Hooton, AndyStern and Amy Boldosser, for the editing and suggestions they provided for thereport. In addition, thank you to Tara Sweeney for the layout and design of the report.The
National Institute for Reproductive Health
is an innovation institute for stateand local organizations working on reproductive health issues. The National Instituteoffers strategic guidance, hands-on support and funding to help state and localleaders remove barriers to health care, win public battles and change public policies.Together, we are helping women in communities all across the country gain access tothe full range of quality reproductive health care options, the freedom to exercise theirreproductive rights and the opportunity to have healthy pregnancies.
NARAL Pro-Choice New York
, the New York State Affiliate of Pro-Choice America,works to protect safe, legal abortion and expand the full range of reproductive rightsfor women regardless of age, race or income. NARAL Pro-Choice New York hasbeen in existence for over 30 years and has established vital connections workingwith legislators, health care and advocacy groups, and women’s organizations,providing the organization with the influence and tools necessary to do effectiveeducational and lobbying work, particularly around reproductive rights andcontraceptive coverage.The
Low-Income Access Program
seeks to ensure that all women have the healthcare coverage and access necessary to obtain needed reproductive health care,including abortion, emergency contraception, birth control, family planning services,and pregnancy services. The program is dedicated to working with local, state, andnational advocates to expand and ensure access to reproductive health care for allwomen who face financial barriers.
 
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RESOURCE GUIDE ON FREE AND LOW-COST REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE IN NEW YORK CITY
A Resource Guide on Free and Low-Cost Reproductive Health Carein New York City
If you are uninsured and living in New York City, you may feel that you have no placeto turn for your reproductive health needs. The important thing to know is that thereare free and low-cost options for accessing health care locally. New York City offerspublic health programs for which many women are eligible, but often do not know thatthey qualify. Programs providing important preventative health care for women, suchas regular check-ups and reproductive and sexual health screenings and tests, areavailable. There are also prescription benefit plans that uninsured women can use toobtain low-cost prescription drugs. This resource guide provides information andonline resources for New York City-specific services and organizations that can helpyou get quality, affordable reproductive health care.The resource guide is divided according to the type of health care services you mayneed:
Section 1: How to Get Public Insurance in New York
This section providesinformation on how and where to enroll in public insurance programs, such asMedicaid and Family Health Plus as well as website addresses for online toolsthat can help you calculate your eligibility.
 
Section 2: Where to Obtain Free and Low-Cost Services
This section providesinformation for women who do not qualify for public health insurance and includeslinks to free and low-cost health care services at clinics and centers locatedthroughout the five boroughs of New York City.
 
Section 3: Where to Get Prescription Drug Assistance
This section includesresources on how and where to obtain prescription drugs at lower-cost orsubsidized prices.
 
Section 4: Services for Women Facing Unintended Pregnancies
This sectioncontains resources for women facing unintended pregnancies.
 
Section 5: Services for Special Populations
This section includes links toadditional resources such as HIV care programs for uninsured women andresources for victims of domestic violence.
 
Section 6: Additional Resources on Accessing Health Care
This sectionprovides useful links to other organizational resources.
 

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