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Women's Health And The Affordable Care Act

Starting Wednesday, insurance companies will be required to cover eight preventive care services for women as part of the Affordable Care Act with no co-pays or deductibles. They include well-woman visits, HIV screenings and contraception. The new rules don't kick in for everyone right away, but the change is a big one for many women. We learn about the services included and the expected effect.

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