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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. See recent mandate news
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Yes, but only for those who are below a certain income level. Outside of that it should be required for them to provide the option of using insurance to pay for certain forms of birth control but does not mean insurance companies must (help) pay for it. 5 years ago from a Green in Glenside, PA
Yes. Birth control should be treated like any other health issue. Where health plans pay for Viagra or fertility treatments, then they should also pay for birth control. Where Viagra and fertility treatments require a co-pay, the a co-pay seems fair,... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Loughman, FL
The government should require anyone on government assistance with more than 2 kids to take it. They should provide it for free to anyone that wants it and can't afford it. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Knoxville, TN
" free" here is questionable. It should be treated like any other medications that are prescribed by your doctor. And, be covered under your insurance plan. That " plan" is not free. If you think your coverage through your employer is ... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Brisbane, CA
Yes, but 2 conditions-1 that they only allow the oral contraceptive/condoms to be distributed freely and none of the other birth control options (morning after pill, etc.) and that they institute an educational policy about the effects of birth control... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Greeley, CO
Yes, but only for medical reasons. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Little Rock, AR
Health care should not involve insurance companies at all, nor should it be provided by religious institutions. It should be free to all at the point of delivery and centrally funded through federal payroll taxes. Birth control should be provided in the... 5 years ago from a Green in Cutten, CA
Abolish private insurance, implement socialized healthcare (and have it provide free birth control). 5 years ago from a Green in Potwin, KS
Small businesses/ small-scale employers shouldn't, otherwise it should be covered like any other prescription. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Santa Maria, CA
Yes depending upon age. 5 years ago from a Republican in North Waltham, MA
Insurance companies should not be required to supply anything for free. But they should allow birth control along with anything else they choose. 5 years ago from a Republican in Bridgeport, CT
Government needs to back down on requiring anything about health insurance. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Tinley Park, IL