Securing Access to Reproductive Health Services in New York
Contraceptive Drugs and Devices
Provide coverage for all contraceptive drugs and devices and cover at least one form of contraception without co-pays, coinsurance, or deductibles.
Coverage for Contraceptives
Provide coverage for the dispensing of contraceptives in amounts exceeding one month’s supply at a time
Provide coverage for abortion services that are medically necessary without co-pays, coinsurance, or deductibles.
Making New York a Model of Equality for Women
New laws help achieve pay equity, strengthen human trafficking laws and protections for domestic violence victims and end pregnancy discrimination.
Governor Cuomo signed legislation making NY the first state to allow pregnant women to enroll in the state health insurance exchange at any time.
Insurers cannot refuse to issue, renew, or cancel any policy because of past treatment for a mental disability, including maternal depression.
Eliminating the Wage Gap and Furthering NY’s Efforts to Protect Women’s Rights
Governor Cuomo signs two executive orders to put New York on the fast track to eliminate the wage gap. The executive orders will strengthen equal pay protections in New York and will require state contractors to disclose data on the gender, race and ethnicity of employees.
New York Stands Tall with All Women
New York's first-ever "Women's Building" is being developed to unite more than a dozen women-focused organizations, empowering generations to come.
Governor Cuomo launches a $2M MWBE Investment Fund to provide seed financing to certified minority- and women-owned business enterprises.