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· January 15, 2015
Legislation: Ohio House Bill 604 – Contraception Coverage
Bill: House Bill 604 (full text)Title: Contraception Coverage
Sponsors: Representative Clyde
Co-Sponsors: Representatives Antonio, Ashford, Bishoff, Celebrezze, Fedor, Foley, Hagan, R., Heard, Phillips, Ramos, Redfern, Reece, Slesnick, Strahorn,
Bill Analysis: This bill would require health insurers to provide coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices approved by the FDA and to prohibit employment discrimination under the Ohio Civil Rights Law on the basis of reproductive health decisions made by a person or a person’s dependent or on the basis of the employer’s personal beliefs about drugs, devices, and services related to reproductive health.
Status: Introduced in the House August 5, 2014.