(b) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that:
(1) Contraceptives prevent unintended pregnancy;
(2) Planned pregnancies lead to healthier pregnancies, children and families; and
(3) Contraceptive coverage provides West Virginians with critical access to birth control.
(4) Therefore, the Legislature finds that prescription contraceptives are basic health-care for West Virginia's women and families and that health insurance plans which include a prescription drug plan should be required to cover contraceptives.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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