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Release: PA Physician General Rachel Levine Underscores Importance of Linkage Between Behavioral and Sexual & Reproductive Health Care at AccessMatters Leading the Way Conference

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             CONTACT:       Audrey Ann Ross Audrey.Ross@AccessMatters.org 215-435-8914 Rachel Ezekiel-Fishbein MakingHeadlines1@me.com                                                                                             267-679-2463 PA Physician General Rachel Levine Underscores Importance of Linkage Between Behavioral and Sexual & Reproduc...
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Release: Philadelphia Coalition Commends State for Action to Reduce Barriers to Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

Philadelphia Coalition Commends State for Action to Reduce Barriers to Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Statement from PolicyLab, AccessMatters, Public Citizens For Children and Youth (PCCY), The LARC Project, Penn Family Planning and Pregnancy Loss Center, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Penn Medicine and Representative Mary Jo Daley (HD 148 – Montgomery County)  Philadelphi...
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Dr. Rachel Levine to Headline Annual Leading the Way Conference

Join us on November 30th for our 2016 Leading the Way Conference.  Philadelphia’s maternal morbidity rate of 27.4 deaths per 100,000 live births is one of the highest in the nation. Leading the Way 2016 endeavors to address this disparity by helping build partnerships between sexual and reproductive health and behavioral health organizations to provide better access to care for more teens and wome...
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AccessMatters Launches Mobile App Designed for Teens

Mobile App Poised to Transform Sex Ed AccessMatters launches mobile app designed for teens [PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 17, 2016]: In the midst of National Condom Week, AccessMatters today launched a new mobile app called “It Matters.”  The “It Matters” app, developed by AccessMatters with app developer Damien Leri of Big Yellow Star, Inc. in consultation with youth advisors, is free and provi...
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AccessMatters’ Statement On Planned Parenthood Attacks in Colorado Springs

Today, AccessMatters released the following statement by President & CEO Melissa Weiler Gerber in reaction to the attacks at Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs: AccessMatters mourns those killed and injured in the senseless attacks on Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs yesterday. For decades, Planned Parenthood has been a vital partner in ensuring access to life-saving health services...
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AccessMatters Comments on Affordable Care Act Proposed Nondiscrimination Rule

Today AccessMatters submitted comments on the proposed rule, “Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities” issued by the Department of Health and Human Services on September 8, 2015 to clarify and implement Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). AccessMatters commends HHS for clarifying Section 1557 and strongly supports many of the proposed rule’s nondiscrimination protections. We...
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