On August 1st, 2012 the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) required all health insurers and employers to cover the cost of contraceptives in their health insurance plans. The provision currently exempts religious organizations and churches.
Yes. I believe it should.. the number one seller in America is sex and if it's going to continue that way than I believe it should be offered free to the people who feel the need to be on BC... Especially in teens nowadays. It can stop the abortion rate to an extent.
While I agree with the answer "No, the government should not decide what services a private business can provide" I do think that the government themselves should offer free contraceptives. They could do this through a facility similar to Planned Parenthood but government owned and operated.
Nothing's free. Someone would have to pay for it in their premiums. And health insurance should be a catastrophe coverage not a life style, wellness visits should not be included. When your car needs a tune up the insurance doesn't pay for it, you do. Check ups do not need to be covered by insurance but you should have it when something the tragic happens. Insurance companies are not your advocate. They are just a business that bets that you won't get sick and the premium they charge is their profit they make when the don't payout claims. They're not your friend.
This is a prescription, and should be treated as one. Schools should not be able to offer free birth control unless the person is 18 years old - takes parenting away from the parents and moves parenting to the government.
Only required to provide for teenagers
Yes, but only to people of certain age (11-18 y.o.)
Yes! We make such a big deal about pro-life, but won't give birth control to people who need it. If a person can't afford birth control every month, do you really think that they can afford a child? People are going to have sex. It's natural and in our DNA, but we are smart enough creatures that we can get our fix without having a child. Religion says all these things about it, but religion should have nothing to do with you insurance or government.
If pregnancy is treated as an illness then all forms of pre fertilization birth control should be considered preventive care and covered under the insurances preventative care policies. These policies do. Or need to be the same for all companies.
Yes, depending solely on the fact that there should be SOME sort of population control, especially considering that younger people are half the time uneducated/get tangled with emotions that coerce their decisions, such as having a child young and not being able to provide.
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