On July 21, the is hosting a to talk about the importance of access to birth control and to encourage the U.S. government to include birth control in a list of services that will be available without a co-pay.
The Affordable Care Act requires coverage – without a co-pay – for preventive services. Decisions about which services will be included are expected sometime this summer. Advocates, including the NWLC, to encourage the Institute of Medicine and Department of Health and Human Services to include birth control as one of the preventive services to be covered.
If you’re unfamiliar with the “blog carnival” concept, it’s when lots of people post on the same topic or theme, and links to the posts are usually collected somewhere online – in this case by the NWLC.