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Women will see greater access to health care
Merced Sun-Star

Many women stand to benefit from having access to reproductive health care services without co-pays beginning Aug. 1. That’s one of several services that are part of a rule under the Affordable Care Act, which is moving forward after it was ruled to be constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court late last month. “It’s going to be very beneficial,” said Pedro Elias, director of Public Affairs at Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, the region that covers a portion of the San Joaquin Valley from Merced County to Kern County.