U.S. says insurers must still cover birth control after Supreme Court abortion ruling

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Reuters

By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Thursday warned U.S. businesses and health insurance providers that limiting coverage of contraceptives, after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned the constitutional right to abortion, would violate federal law. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued guidance clarifying that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, requires insurance plans to provide free birth control and family-planning counseling to insured individuals and their dependents. HHS, joined by the U.S. Department of Labor…

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