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Reproductive Health Care Program

Concerning the creation of a reproductive health care program, and, in connection therewith, providing contraceptive methods and counseling services to participants and making an appropriation.
2021 Regular Session
Human Services
Public Health
Bill Summary

The act requires the department of health care policy and financing to administer a reproductive health care program (program) that provides contraceptive methods and counseling services to participants. The program must offer each participant at least a one-year supply of the requested contraceptive method or an alternative contraceptive method and not impose cost-sharing requirements.

Beginning in fiscal year 2023-24, the department shall analyze and report the cost-effectiveness of the program to the public during its annual SMART act hearing.

The act appropriates $4,125,347 from the general fund to the department of health care policy and financing to implement the act.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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