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The American Health Care Act Would Harm LGBT People, People Living With HIV, And Black And Latino Americans, According To Fenway Institute Analysis

By | Fenway Health Newsroom, Health Care, Health Policy, HIV/AIDS, LGBT Health, The Fenway Institute | No Comments
The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief outlining how the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Trump Administration’s proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), could impact LGBT people, people living with HIV (PLWH), and Black and Latino Americans. “This bill holds potentially devastating consequences for low-income LGBT people, people living with HIV, and Black and Latino people” said Sean Cahill, PhD, Director of Policy Research for The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health. “The rates of uninsurance among LGBT people and people living with HIV have dropped dramatically since 2013, when the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid 
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Event Puts Spotlight On Health Care Needs Of LGBTQ Women Of Color

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On Saturday, February 11, the Fenway Women’s Health Team hosted the event “Our History: HIV and Queer Women of Color” in collaboration with Lesbians of Color Symposium, Boston Black Pride, and The Fenway Institute. The event featured a screening of the film, “Bumming Cigarettes,” a panel of community health advocates, and a presentation by researchers – all of which centered around the voices of queer women of color in sexual health. Through the film, Tiona McClodden, an award-winning black lesbian filmmaker, explores a brief and intimate meeting between a young black lesbian woman in the process of taking an HIV 
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Fenway Now Offers New Online Bill Pay

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Make payments for any medical, behavioral health or optometry bill* through our new online bill pay system – now available through both the MyFenway and MyBorum patient portals! *Note: pharmacy and dental bills are not eligible To use online bill pay: To get started, go to MyFenway.org or MyBorum.org to sign-in or register for a new account. Select “Pay My Bill” You will be required to input the “bill pay code” from your statement to submit online payment (shown below).         Want to pay your bill online without Registering or Signing in? Use the expedited “Quick Pay” feature 
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New Provider Spotlight: Christy Odell, Primary Care Physician

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Christy Odell, Primary Care Physician  Joined Fenway in September 2016. Education: University of Michigan, B.S. in Biology; Boston University School of Medicine, MD; Boston University School of Public Health, M.S. Epidemiology. Residency: Family Medicine Residency, Maine Medical Center *American Board of Family Medicine certified. What do you like most about being a Primary Care Physician? What I really love about Primary Care is building long-term relationships with patients. As a family doc, it’s even more exciting to watch young families grow. In my last job, I provided care to multiple families where I got to follow mom in her pregnancy 
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Fenway and BIDMC Make Obstetrics and AI Welcoming For Transmasculine Prospective Parents

By | Fenway Health Newsroom, Health Care, Trans | One Comment
Fenway Health has a proud tradition of helping our clients grow and care for their families. Since 1983, we have been an international pioneer in helping lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people become parents. While transgender visibility and advocacy have increased dramatically in recent years, transmasculine and gender non-conforming people who hope to become parents still face many medical and societal barriers. Fenway Health is teaming up with Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) to ensure that this underserved population has access to safe and positive pregnancies and childbirth. “Providing competent care around transgender and gender non-conforming identities is 
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