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May
19
Come 2018, Maryland plans to be pretty much the best place ever for insured people who need contraception.

Looks like awesome laws that make birth control more accessible aren’t just a West Coast thing. A new law signed by the governor of Maryland is taking the requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, a.k.a Obamacare) to the next level.

Here’s what’s covered (and what’s not) under the Affordable Care Act when it comes to men’s sexual health.

We talk a lot about the awesome things that the Affordable Care Act has done for women’s health, including birth control coverage without out-of-pocket costs and other preventive services. Preventive care is important for men, too—so what’s covered for them?

Apr
12
More good news from the left coast: Californians can get the pill, the patch, the ring, or the shot prescribed directly at the pharmacy.

Back in January 2016 we wrote that Oregon had made some hormonal birth control methods available directly from pharmacists and that a similar law was about to go into effect in California. Well, Californians, the wait is over—pharmacists in your state will now be able to prescribe birth control!