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GW: Professor Publishes Commentary on Public Health Impact of New Contraceptive Rules

Dr. Leighton Ku, professor of health policy and management at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, authored a commentary that says the Trump Administration’s new rules on contraceptives should concern clinicians and policymakers as they will reduce women’s access to effective contraception. The rules permit employers to halt or limit coverage of contraceptives without cost-sharing in employee health plans.

The commentary appeared in Women’s Health Issues, the journal of the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health, which is based at Milken Institute SPH.

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