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Recap: the Hill’s gentrification conversation continues and “secret shoppers” reveal Washington health insurance companies are misleading customers on contraceptive coverage

04.18.2015

Recent reporting:

– A recent ‘sting’ study produced by the National Abortion Rights Action League [NARAL] and Northwest Health Law Advocacy [NoHLA] revealed that numerous health insurance providers in Washington are providing misleading and inaccurate information about contraceptive coverage, with some even charging copays for FDA-approved methods—a practice that is illegal under the Affordable Care Act. Over at Publicola we reported on the study’s findings, and the Washington Health Insurance Commissioner’s response. Check out my write-up (the first item) in last Thursday’s morning fizz. We tried calling the eight sample companies for comment, but none of them warmed up to us.

Page two of the NARAL/NoHLA study executive summary, highlighting the findings

Page two of the NARAL/NoHLA study executive summary, highlighting the findings

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