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Birth control coverage is vital part of ‘preventative’ health care
Sacramento Bee

Should a woman be forced to choose between paying for a pack of birth control pills or feeding her family?

After looking at extensive scientific evidence, the Institute of Medicine says no.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the federal statute signed into law in 2010 commonly referred to as health care reform, required that “preventative” care be covered free of charge to Americans that qualify for coverage under a new health exchange created by the law.