Selected State Actions to Increase Information About and Access to Contraception

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Selected State Actions to Increase Information About and Access to Contraception

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This is a list of selected state policy actions to increase information about and access to contraception.  It has links to legislation and executive actions on a number of state policies that emerged through 2016.  These policies include insurance coverage for an extended supply of contraception, pharmacy access to contraception, insurance coverage that go beyond the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage provision; and those that educate college students about unplanned pregnancy, among others.

February 2017

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