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Planned Parenthood asks companies to pledge to guarantee employee birth control coverage

24 Jun 2020

Tumblr, Postmates, and more commit to keeping coverage even if the Supreme Court throws out a government mandate to provide it.

Currently, under the Affordable Care Act, most employers are mandated to cover their employees’ contraceptives through company health care plans, but a forthcoming Supreme Court decision could upend that obligation. The Supreme Court this term is set to rule on two Trump administration rules that would allow employers and universities to deny health coverage for birth control because of “religious” or “moral” objections. To get ahead of that ruling, Planned Parenthood is asking companies to become a “Business for BC” and pledge that they will guarantee employee birth control coverage, whether or not they are required to do so by law.

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