Glad You Asked: Proposed Health Policy Changes Will Hit Women Hard

Dr. Megan Huchko on the impact of changes to maternity care and contraception coverage

proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act will hit women hard.

Proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act would remove requirements to cover maternity care and contraception. Those changes would hurt women especially hard, says Dr. Megan Huchko.

Huchko is an associate professor in the Duke University department of obstetrics and gynecology and the Duke Global Health Institute.

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