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Young Americans: What No-Cost Contraception Means to Us

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On August 1 the Obamacare provision requiring coverage of contraception without co-pays or deductibles goes into effect. The provision will be phased in based on when plan years begin for new health plans. Because university health plans usually start in August, students will be some of the first to reap the law’s benefits.

At last week’s Campus Progress national conference in Washington, D.C., we asked young Americans what no-cost coverage of birth control will mean to them.

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