By this summer, we'll know if contraception will be fully covered — i.e. free — under health insurance reform. The two battles ahead: Getting it counted as "preventative care," and working out the privacy issues for anyone under 26.
The New York Times takes the pulse on the political issues involved here. Getting contraception on the list has been a major priority for reproductive health groups, who logically point out that high co-pays (or lack of insurance altogether) is making it harder for women to control their own fertility and resulting in a higher social cost. This handy pie chart from a study on the topic helps to illustrate.