SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR BAKER ON NOVEMBER 20, 2017!
H.4009: AN ACT relative to ADVANCING cONTRACEPTIVE COVERAGE AND ECONOMIC SECURITY IN OUR STATE (ACCESS)
This law protects and expands access to contraceptives by requiring insurers in Massachusetts to cover all FDA-approved contraceptive methods without cost-sharing, including coverage of over-the-counter contraceptives without a prescription. This law will safeguard the 1.4 million Massachusetts women who currently have access to no-copay birth control. This law also ensures that women can have access to a 12-month supply of birth control at one time after a three-month trial period.
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