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Wisconsin announces over-the-counter birth control pill access for Medicaid patients

Posted on AllSides March 19th, 2024
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• Medicaid recipients in Wisconsin gained access to the first over-the-counter birth control pill on Tuesday. • This initiative enables recipients to obtain contraceptive medication without out-of-pocket costs or a doctor's prescription. • Opill will initially be accessible in select Medicaid-enrolled pharmacies, with a gradual expansion planned over the following weeks. Medicaid recipients in Wisconsin will have access to the first over-the-counter birth control pill starting Tuesday, allowing them to easily receive contraceptive medication with no out-of-pocket costs or doctor's prescription, Gov. Tony Evers announced. Evers, a Democrat, promised in...

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