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20%decrease in women living below the poverty line who were uninsured between 2013 and 2014
15-67%increase in women paying zero dollars out of pocket for oral contraceptive pills between fall 2012 and spring 2014.
87%of insured women did not have to pay out of pocket for a hormonal IUD by spring 2014
Hear From An Expert
Initiating use of an implant or IUD can cost a month’s salary for a woman working full time at minimum wage. More women who want to use these highly effective contraceptive methods should now be able to access them without out-of-pocket costs, thanks to the contraceptive coverage guarantee in the Affordable Care Act