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Top Facts & Statistics
15-67%increase in women paying zero dollars out of pocket for oral contraceptive pills between fall 2012 and spring 2014.
20%decrease in women living below the poverty line who were uninsured between 2013 and 2014
87%of insured women did not have to pay out of pocket for a hormonal IUD by spring 2014
Hear From An Expert
Providers who participated in a recent study suggested that having insurance coverage or other supplemental funding available for long-acting reversible contraceptive method services that covers not just the cost of the method, but also training for staff and counseling for younger clients, would help clinics to better meet their clients’ contraceptive needs