Obama's Birth Control Mandate Takes Effect
The rule allows for a free annual visit for adult females to “to obtain the recommended preventive services that are age and developmentally appropriate, including preconception and prenatal care.”
The new regulation also requires insurance companies to provide gestational diabetes screening, domestic and interpersonal violence counseling, breastfeeding supplies, HPV DNA testing, STD counseling and HIV testing without additional co-pays.
Religious groups and conservatives are up in arms over this legislation since they see it as a serious breach of religious freedom.
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