Steps Toward Contraceptive Equity: State Legislative Considerations for the 2023 Session

Executive Summary

In the first regular state legislative session post-Dobbs, many state policymakers and advocates may seek to shore up contraceptive access in their communities. NHeLP has created a checklist of considerations for enshrining contraception rights into state law, based on a range of model access policies. The policy considerations span insurance coverage, public funding, accountability, scope of practice, confidentiality, and standard of care.

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