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Monday, April 28, 2014

Substantial Majority of Americans Support Affordable Care Act's Contraception Rule

The Los Angeles Times: Nearly 7 in 10 Americans say health plans should cover birth control, by Karen Kaplan: 

Among the various provisions of the Affordable Care Act, few are as controversial as the one requiring health insurance providers to include coverage for contraception. A new survey finds that support for this rule is widespread, with 69% of Americans in favor of the mandate.

Among 2,124 adults surveyed in November 2013, 1,452 agreed that “health plans in the United States should be required to include coverage” for “birth control medications,” according to a research letter published online Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assn. . . .

The research letter is available here.

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