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Insurance and Birth Control

In this Forbes article, Tim Worstall says he agrees with generally available birth control, but questions why health insurance should pay for it. Specifically he says: "But I really cannot see the point of trying to have health care insurance which then covers a multitude of treatments that aren’t really insurable matters, contraception being just one of these (regular shots, ‘flu vaccines, general everyday low level treatments in fact).
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New birth control rules stigmatize women's health, still won't make men happy

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (last year)

Think these experts on birth control will be happy now? The Obama administration has issued new proposed rules to clarify the provision of the Affordable Care Act that requires insurers to cover birth control—specifically, which rel... Read Post

Federal judge smacks down challenge to Obama administration's birth control insurance coverage rule

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (2 years ago)

A federal judge in Missouri has ruled that the Catholic owner of a mining and ceramics business cannot invoke his religious views to avoid paying for an employee's birth control coverage as part of her health insurance. The case is ... Read Post

Catholic Men at CPAC Oppose Birth Control

US Politics / Liberal : Tapped (2 years ago)

CPAC, DC—The controversy around the Obama administration's decision to mandate birth control coverage in health insurance has dominated talk at CPAC. "You may not agree with what that religion agrees. That's not the point. The point... Read Post


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