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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
Although cost can be a daunting barrier to effective contraceptive use on the part of individual women, the evidence strongly suggests that insurance coverage of contraceptive services and supplies without cost-sharing is a low-cost or even cost-saving means of helping women overcome this obstacle