A new rule from the Trump administration could decrease funding to providers of long-acting reversible contraceptives, which contribute to improved economic outcomes.
By Andrea M. Kelly, Jason Lindo, Analisa Packham, Econofact
The politics of abortion and contraception are converging in the Trump era. Administration officials are exploring changes to the federal program that funds birth control for low-income, uninsured women. And contraception access could be impacted heavily by the next Supreme…
By Jason Kane and Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration's new birth control rule is raising questions among some doctors and researchers, who say it overlooks known benefits of contraception while selectively citing data that raise doubts about effectiveness and safety.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
New rules from the Trump administration on contraception coverage could affect hundreds of thousands for whom the cost of birth control would go from free to full retail cost, potentially putting it out of reach for many low-income women. The…
By PBS NewsHour
By Kamala Kelkar, Corinne Segal
Norma McCorvey, who under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” served as the plaintiff in the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, died Saturday at 69.
By Lev Facher, STAT
Neil Gorsuch opposes all forms of assisted suicide and ruled twice against the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate but has never ruled on abortion.
By Meredith P. Garretson, Amanda Gomez, Hannah Grabenstein, Meredith Lee
Two days after Donald Trump won the presidential election, Mary Ellison, a single mother in Champaign, Ill., called her gynecologist’s office to explore her birth control options. "I know what you’re going to ask," Ellison’s gynecologist told her.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Even before Donald Trump chooses a Supreme Court nominee, the new president can take steps to make several contentious court cases go away.
By Michael Ollove, Stateline
Changes in billing procedures, maternal health care advocates say, give women on Medicaid better access to the most effective and most expensive forms of contraception.
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