Statement of ACAP CEO Margaret A. Murray on Preserving Access to Contraception
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27, 2022
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STATEMENT OF ACAP CEO MARGARET A. MURRAY
ON PRESERVING ACCESS TO CONTRACEPTION
WASHINGTON—Today, Margaret A. Murray, CEO of the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP), issued the following statement shortly after a meeting with HHS Secretary Becerra, Labor Secretary Walsh, and other senior Administration officials on the need for access to contraception:
“Access to contraceptives and family planning services are imperative for people to have autonomy over their reproductive health.
“ACAP supports the Administration’s efforts to ensure equitable access to contraception and family planning services. Safety Net Health Plans are–and remain–committed to providing contraception at no cost in accordance with the Affordable Care Act, other Federal law, and the Administration’s guidelines.
“We will stand with the Biden Administration to connect people to the effective family planning services they want, need, and are entitled to. We’re glad for the open lines of communication today and are ready to continue the dialogue.”
ACAP represents 74 health plans, which collectively provide health coverage to more than 20 million people. Safety Net Health Plans serve their members through Medicaid, Medicare, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the Marketplace and other publicly sponsored health programs. For more information, visit www.communityplans.net.
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