Beginning August 1, millions of American women will start to have access to free contraceptives.
The law falls under the much larger Affordable Care Act.
The Vice President for Clinical Services of Planned Parenthood's Southwest Ohio Region office, Kelli Halter, says women across the country want and need this access. Halter says this law has the biggest impact to women's healthcare in over a generation.
From this date forward insurance companies will start offering free contraceptives with the start of their annual enrollment.
Kelli Halter tells 9 News that for the majority of women this benefit will begin January 1.
Dan Andriacco with the Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati says religious employers still have another year to comply with the new law.
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