Ohio received an “F” from the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL) for its policies regarding contraceptives. Governor Bob Taft’s office refused to comment, but a look at the website for Ohio’s laws, shows that our state does not have a policy, law or regulation requiring private health insurance plans to provide coverage for contraceptives. State workers’ health insurance plans, however, cover oral contraceptives and Depo Provera. State employees may also choose plans that cover Norplant, IUDs and diaphragms.

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