Here are all the articles I've written about birth control. Enjoy!

June 4th, 2015

Good news for the ladies!!

Hurray!

On 5/11/15, the Department of Health and Human Services (ObamaCare)  told insurance companies they HAVE to give ladies access to  ALL federally approved methods of birth control.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

Women’s groups have been reporting that IUD’s, Plan B, the patch, and the ring have been refused by many insurance companies.  According to the White House, this is breaking the law.

Another positive step in the enforcement of some good bits of the Affordable Care Act.

http://www.ibamag.com/news/white-house-cracks-down-on-insurers-flouting-birth-control-requirements-22455.aspx

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October 14th, 2012

No Kids… Free Birth Control!

That’s right, the rumor is true… being responsible no longer costs money!   Under the federal reform laws, as of August 1, 2012, almost all health insurance plans cover your generic birth control 100%.   No co-pays, cash or credit card required to protect you and your man against an unexpected pregnancy.

The federal law says that health insurance plans must now pay 100% for generic birth control pills and all other prescribed and FDA-approved birth control methods.   If you got your health insurance after March 23, 2010 (when the law was enacted), then this means you!

So rock on with your free birth control.   But please don’t make The Insurance Mom remind you to stay safe and use protection… that goes without saying (but I thought I’d say it anyway)!…

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