Miami Herald, letter to the editor, Respect Women's Rights
San Francisco Chronicle, Domestic violence spotlighted in health plan rules
San Jose Mercury News, editorial, Fighting birth control policy makes no sense
The Washington Post, The administration's wise decision to cover contraceptives
National Public Radio: All Things Considered, Feds Order Insurers to Cover Birth Control Free Of Charge To Women
The Los Angeles Times, by Amina Khan, No co-pay for contraception: Health insurance companies must offer women free birth control, new US guidelines say
The San Francisco Chronicle, The Affordable Care Act's birth control option
CBS News Healthwatch, Coverage with no copay extends to birth control
The New York Times, by Robert Pear, Insurance Coverage for Contraception is Required
International Business Times, Insurers to Pay for Women's Health Screenings and Birth Control
The Hill: Healthwatch, by Julian Pecquet, New health insurance plans will be required to cover birth control
The Washington Post, Birth control now covered: Goodbye, co-pays. Hello, preventive care.
CNN, by Sabriya Rice, HHS OKs birth control with no co-pay
ABC News, by Jennifer Pereira and Kevin Dolak Birth Control Free for All: New Insurance Rules Affect Millions of Women
The Sacramento Bee, by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar (AP), Coverage with no-copay extended to birth control
National Journal, by Althea Fung, HHS Regulations Require Free Preventive Services for Women
Politico, by J. Lester Feder, HHS weighs conscience clause
RH Reality Check by Justyn Hintze, Promise Rings and Nuvarings: Why I Needed Contraception Without Co-Pays
The Commonwealth Fund, by John Reichard, Washington Health Policy Week in Review: IOM recommendations on covered women's preventive services likely to take effect
South Coast Today, by Cindy Pearson and Lois Uttley, Good news for women's health and pocketbooks
The Huffington Post, by Rep. Lois Capps, A Victory for Women's Health
New York Times Editorial Sound Medical Advice for Women
Star Ledger Editorial Health insurers should cover birth control without co-pay
Associated Press, by Lauran Neergaard, Gov't advisors: No copays for contraceptives
New York Times, by Robert Pear, Panel Recommends Coverage for Contraception
NPR Morning Edition, by Julie Rovner, Birth Control Without Copays Could Become Mandatory
New York Times, by Vanessa Cullins, Make Birth Control Affordable
The Nation, by Sharon Lerner, Eliminate Co-Pays for Contraception, IOM Report Recommends
Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), sponsor of the Women's Health Amendment
Campaign Fact Sheet Updated July 22, 2011
Testimony of the Guttmacher Institute to the Committee on Preventive Services for Women, IOM, January 12, 2011
Testimony of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to the Committee on Preventive Services for Women, IOM, January 12, 2011
White House Factsheet Women’s Preventive Services and Religious Institutions
RWV Statement February 10, 2012
HHS Statement January 20, 2012
RWV reaction January 20, 2012
HHS Press Release August 1, 2011, "Affordable Care Act Ensures Women Receive Preventive Services at No Additional Cost"
HHS Fact Sheet "Affordable Care Act Rules on Expanding Access to Preventive Services for Women"
RWV Statement of Support, September 30, 2011
RWV Fact Sheet "Affordable Preventive Health Care for Women: Improving Women's Health and Families' Economic Well-Being"
RWV FAQ Sheet "No Co-Pays for Birth Control and Other Women's Preventive Health Care"
UPDATED RWV Top-Ten List "What Women are Getting from Health Reform"
Majority of Catholics think employers should be required to provide health care plans that cover birth control at no cost [Public Religion Research Institute Poll]
Voters, including Catholic voters, support prescription birth control benefit [Public Policy Polling]
Vast majority of adults nationwide – men and women, Democrats and Republicans – think contraception is part of basic preventive care [Lake Research Polling memo]
Widespread agreement that prescription contraceptive methods should be made available without co-pays. [Hart Research Poll]
RWV's Regional Coordinators across the US, including in Florida, Illinois, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Wisconsin, are taking action for comprehensive contraceptive coverage. From hosting women’s health events to attending legislative hearings to collecting petition signatures at local farmer’s markets, our coordinators are making sure that women get their voices heard.
For more information about activities in a specific state, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org