Feminism

My Contraception Don’t Cost a Thing: Eliminating Co-Pays for Birth Control & Reproductive Healthcare Victory

Fabulous reproductive justice news!  Just a mere few weeks ago, I wrote about the possibility for free birth control and reproductive health services if the government passed the recommendations released last month by the National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine (IOM) under the Affordable Care Act passed last September.  Yesterday, the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

Feminism

Not So Jagged Little Pill: Why Women Need No-Cost Birth Control for the “We’ve Got You Covered” Blog Carnival

Birth control free of co-pays!  In a landmark decision yesterday, the National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommended all insurance plans offer contraceptives and other preventive services, free of charge under the new health care law that went into effect last September.  With half of all pregnancies unplanned, greater access to birth control … Continue reading