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Date:8/1/2011

ervices such as cervical cancer and HIV screening," she said.

However, Jeanne Monahan, director of Family Research Council's Center for Human Dignity, said at the time of the IOM report that "several drugs have been approved by the FDA to be legally categorized as 'emergency contraceptives,' despite functioning in ways that can destroy a preborn baby before or after implanting in the mother's womb. A federal mandate to all insurance plans to include drugs such as ella essentially would mandate coverage for abortion."

Besides insurance coverage for contraception, the committee also recommends patient education and counseling for all women of reproductive age.

The IOM report said many women with unintended pregnancies aren't likely to receive prenatal care, are more likely to smoke, more likely to be depressed and more likely to be victims of domestic violence during pregnancy.

Unintended pregnancy also increases the risk for a preterm delivery or a low birth-weight infant. Both these conditions increase the risk for health and developmental problems for a child, the report said.

Women need more preventive care due to pregnancy and other conditions, which can leave them with more out-of-pocket costs than men. So, adding these services to preventive care can help level the field with men when it comes to costs, the committee said.

More information

For more on preventive care, visit HealthCare.gov.

SOURCES: Aug. 1, 2011, news release, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; July 19, 2011, Institute of Medicine report, Clinical Preventive Services for Women: Closing the Gaps; July 19, 2011, news release, Family Research Council's Center for Human Dignity; August 1, 2011, news release, Planned Parenthood


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