Oregon House likely to nix measure forcing employers to cover birth control
The Oregon House is expected to demur on the issue of forcing expanded insurance coverage for prescription birth control.
By a 20–7 vote, the state Senate passed a measure last week requiring insurance companies to cover prescription contraceptives at the same level as medicines.
In past sessions, the House has rejected the idea. That may happen again this year, as a companion bill introduced in the House has not even come up yet for discussion.
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