NFPRHA Membership Benefits
As the only national membership organization in the United States dedicated to increasing family planning access, NFPRHA provides three types of essential and exclusive benefits.
ADVOCACY & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
Federal policy advocacy
As your representative in Washington, NFPRHA advocates for the resources and policy changes necessary to advance and improve federal-funded family planning health care delivery to low-income and uninsured women, men and adolescents.
Representation with Congress, the Obama administration and key federal agencies
NFPRHA's policy team shares issues that emerge from the field with key congressional offices, administration officials and regulatory agencies. NFPRHA also litigates to protect members against damaging federal policies and regulations when necessary.
State policy advocacy support
NFPRHA supports members’ advocacy within their states related to the ACA and other health policies. Visit the state support request form to request the following types of assistance:
- Technical assistance on improving the health care marketplace, including health plan contracting, insurance reimbursement, and outreach & enrollment support.
- Support for development of proactive solutions to challenges with patient confidentiality.
- Tools and resources to help defend against legislative or administrative attempts to restrict family planning providers from receiving governmental funds.
Health Care Delivery Support
NFPRHA provides critical, free resources to help your health center thrive after Affordable Care Act implementation, including:
- Case studies & companion workbooks describing how family planning providers are effectively adapting accompanied by tools to help follow successful paths;
- In-person revenue cycle trainings on billing, coding, and contracting to help you take advantage of the increasing role of Medicaid and commercial insurance as a payer source.
- Online training on a variety of ACA related health care reform related policy and operational changes.
- The resource directory house at LA40Resources.org contains hundreds of ACA related resources, articles, tools, and sample documents collected from across the family planning network.
Apply to participate in a special project
NFPRHA members are eligible apply to participate in special projects which test emerging service delivery innovation in the publicly funded family planning setting. Many of these projects come with stipends or pass-through grant funding to support member participation.
Technical assistance on key federal laws and regulations
NFPRHA monitors and analyzes legislation and regulations and provides you with action-oriented tools to help you advocate with your federal legislators for low-income family planning care more effectively serve your patients.
Opportunity to take action
The collective voice of the family planning field gains power in numbers. NFPRHA provides members with timely opportunities to join advocacy campaigns on issues affecting low-income access to family planning services.
PUBLICATIONS & INFORMATION
Washington politics move quickly, so NFPRHA keeps you up to speed with timely and fact-filled alerts when legislation affecting family planning or access to reproductive health care is on the move. Read recent alerts.
Family Planning Matters newsletter
NFPRHA's quarterly print newsletter is filled with in-depth stories & analysis of critical issues in the field. Read past Family Planning Matters.
Reproductive Health Watch e-newsletter
NFPRHA's weekly e-newsletter contains policy updates, research findings, information on useful recourses and announcements from NFPRHA. Read past Reproductive Health Watch.
Policy & Communications Tools
NFPRHA creates unique and proprietary tools to assist members with advocacy and local media outreach.
Read archived copies of NFPRHA's legislative reports, policy briefs and survey analysis. Read NFPRHA reports.
Daily Press Clips Service
Stay up to date without spending hours combing through news archives with NFPRHA's weekday survey of family planning and reproductive health-related stories. Daily clips include top national news in your morning inbox and a twice-weekly selection of key state and local news.
NETWORKING & CONVENING
Eligibility to join NFPRHA workgroups
NFPRHA solicits member input and feedback through a variety of issues-based workgroups. Participating in a workgroup is a significant way to make an impact on federal policy and regulations.
Monthly membership calls
NFPRHA provides monthly opportunities for members to convene and learn about high-priority topics from expert presenters. Members can join the calls, or listen to archives on the NFPRHA website.
Free or discounted registration for NFPRHA Conferences and Meetings
NFPRHA offers free or discounted registration for members to the annual National Conference, Winter Meeting, and Fall Meeting, which take place throughout the year. Learn more about upcoming NFPRHA events.
Subsidized travel to NFPRHA meetings
Members are eligible for subsidized travel to NFPRHA meetings and the National Conference when available through grant funding.
Host a visit or presentation from NFPRHA staff
Hosting a site visit from NFPRHA staff or inviting NFPRHA to present at your next state-wide or regional meeting is both educational for you and a great way to impact NFPRHA's national policy and regulatory work. NFPRHA staff are available to travel to you or participate by phone or webinar. If you would like to request a visit or presentation email your request to email@example.com.
NFPRHA job board
Trying to fill an administrative or clinical position at your organization? Using the NFPRHA job board, members post position announcements and find the right staff to fit their organization's needs.