Both of these proposals present an opportunity for Connecticut to stand up for equality and freedom by preserving contraceptive access without out of pocket costs. Contraception offers women the tools to decide whether and when to become parents, which is critical to equal participation in society. Without access to contraception, a woman’s ability to complete an education, to advance her career, to care for her children, or to pursue her dreams may be significantly compromised.
S.B. 586, An Act Requiring Health Insurance Coverage for Preventive Care Provided to Female Enrollees and Access to Prescription Contraceptive Methods, S.B. 494, An Act Concerning Health Insurance Cost-Sharing Requirements for Prescription Contraception
Lost: bill did not pass
586 and 494