Feds to Insurance Companies: You Actually Have to Cover Birth Control

Three federal agencies issued a pointed set of “clarifications” Monday, basically reminding health insurance companies that under the Affordable Care Act, they really do have to cover birth control without a co-pay or deductible. No, seriously. The same goes for “well woman” exams, preventive services for transgender… » 5/11/15 6:45pm 5/11/15 6:45pm

Soon, Your Employer Will Be Required to Fully Cover Your Birth Control

Today, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced that the Obama administration will soon require every employer-sponsored insurance plan to fully cover the cost of birth control. Additionally, the tiny loophole that allows some religious-based employers to be exempt from the requirement won't… » 1/20/12 4:40pm 1/20/12 4:40pm

Bush Administration Memo Tries To Define Birth Control As Abortion

There are 188 days left in the Bush administration, and it is becoming painfully clear that if George W. cannot end the war, or boost the economy, he'll sure as hell make it his mission to chip away at Roe vs. Wade. As Reuters reports, a leaked Department Of Health and Human Services memo describes a plan to cut off… » 7/16/08 9:30am 7/16/08 9:30am