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Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate

The Trump administration issued a rule Friday that sharply limits the Affordable Care Act’s contraception coverage mandate, a move that could mean many American women would no longer have access to birth control free of charge. The new regulation, issued ...

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New Md. birth control law treats pharmacists as providers

Natalie Eddington

Pharmacists in Maryland will be able to prescribe birth control under a new Maryland law, another step as they gain more abilities to act as providers of medical care. At a time when the medical community is concerned about disparities ...

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Justices divided over health law birth control plan

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seems deeply divided over the arrangement devised by the Obama administration to spare faith-based groups from having to pay for birth control for women covered under their health plans. The court’s conservative justices sounded supportive ...

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