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New Regulations Broadening Employer Exemptions to Contraceptive Coverage: Impact on Women

Issue Brief
  1. Sobel L, Rae M, & Salganicoff A. Data Note: Are Nonprofits Requesting an Accommodation for Contraceptive Coverage?. Kaiser Family Foundation. December 1, 2016.

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  2. Supreme Court of the United States, per curium opinion, Zubik v. Burwell, May 16, 2016, page 4.

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  3. Guttmacher Institute. Contraceptive Use in the United States. September 2016.

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  4. Nora V. Becker and Daniel Polsky. Women Saw Large Decrease in Out-Of-Pocket Spending for Contraceptives After ACA Mandate Removed Cost Sharing. Health Affairs 34, no.7 (2015):1204-1211. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.0127

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  5. Cox C, Damico A, Claxton G, Levitt L. Peterson-Kaiser Health System Tracker: Examining high prescription drug spending for people with employer sponsored health insurance. Kaiser Family Foundation. October 27, 2016.

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  6. Nora V. Becker and Daniel Polsky. Women Saw Large Decrease in Out-Of-Pocket Spending for Contraceptives After ACA Mandate Removed Cost Sharing. Health Affairs 34, no.7 (2015):1204-1211. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.0127

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  7. Adam Sonfield, Athena Tapales, Rachel K. Jones, and Lawrence B. Finer. Impact of the federal contraceptive coverage guarantee on out-of-pocket payments for contraceptives: 2014 update. Contraception 91 (2015) 44-48.

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  8. Caroline S. Carlin, Angela R. Fertig and Bryan E. Dowd Affordable Care Act's Mandate Eliminating Contraceptive Cost Sharing Influenced Choices of Women with Employer Coverage. Health Affairs 35, no.9 (2016):1608-1615. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1457

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  9. Birgisson NE, Zhao Q, Secura GM, Madden T, Peipert JF. Preventing Unintended Pregnancy: The Contraceptive CHOICE Project in Review. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2015 May;24(5):349-53.

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  10. Ibid.

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  11. Lydia E. Pace, Stacie B. Dusetzina and Nancy L. Keating. Early Impact of the Affordable Care Act On Oral Contraceptive Cost Sharing, Discontinuation, And Nonadherence. Health Affairs 35, no.9 (2016):1616-1624; doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1624

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  12. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2016 Employer Health Benefits Survey. September 14, 2016.

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  13. Guttmacher Institute. State Policies in Brief: Insurance Coverage of Contraceptives. As of August 1, 2017.

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