Birth Control

Birth Control

What It Means: Trump Administration Introduces Title X Gag Rule Proposal

Health
This week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) introduced a gag rule that would undermine the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care, radically restrict health care providers, and impact millions of people across the country. ...
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Sens. Demand Trump Admin Reinstate Birth Control Coverage for Millions of Women

Politics
In their letter, the Senators highlighted the enormous economic benefit of requiring health plans to cover preventive services, including birth control for women, without out-of-pocket costs. ...
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Trump Administration Rolls Back ACA Birth Control Protection

Politics Health
The Trump administration Friday rolled back the birth control protection as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), allowing any employer to deny birth control coverage because of religious or moral objection. ...
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DelBene Introduces Birth Control Privacy Act to Protect Female Workers

Health
The Birth Control Privacy Act would explicitly prohibit workplace wellness programs from disclosing personally identifiable information to employers about their workers’ use of birth control. ...
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Women: Things Your Gynecologist Wishes You Would Do in 2017

Health
Based on my 30 years of providing gynecologic care to women of all ages, I thought it would be helpful to provide a few tips about how to make the most of your care visits. ...
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State of Contraceptive Coverage in the United States

Health
In recent days, women have rushed to their doctors in fear that birth control will soon be too expensive and hard to get under a Trump presidency. ...
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DelBene: Fighting to Protect Women’s Privacy at Work

Politics Health
As women continue to face workplace discrimination when they become pregnant or try to conceive, it’s vital their privacy is protected Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) introduced the Birth ...
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More Than 30 Senators File Brief to Protect Women’s Access to Birth Control

Politics Health
U.S. Sens. Al Franken and Patty Murray led a group of more than 30 Democratic Senators in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on the need to protect women’s access to affordable birth control. ...
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Washington to Require Pharmacies to Fill All Prescription Medications

Health Local
The court rejected claims that requiring pharmacies to sell certain prescription birth control drugs violated the constitutional rights of pharmacy owners. ...
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Legislation Proposed for Access to Over-the-Counter Birth Control

Top News Health
The Affordability is Access Act would allow women to have access to FDA-approved over-the-counter birth control without being forced to pay extra. ...
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