Changes in Birth Rates After Elimination of Cost Sharing for Contraception

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: Researchers assessed changes in birth rates by income level among commercially insured women before and after the elimination of cost sharing for contraception under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Authors: Vanessa K. Dalton, M.D., of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.24398)

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