Abstract

Following the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage requirement, privately insured women’s out-of-pocket spending for contraception declined and their use of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) increased. Claims data through 2016 show a continued increase in LARC insertions but an increase in out-ofpocket spending for intrauterine devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1537-1541
Number of pages5
JournalHealth Affairs
Volume38
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Health Policy

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