That meant as many as 126,000 women in Pennsylvania lost coverage for free birth control through workplace health plans.
Some women taking birth control pills for non-pregnancy medical reasons suddenly are facing expenses they often can’t afford.
The bill did not make it out of the House Insurance Committee.
“Contraception is health care, and employers should not be allowed to decide what medical care a woman has the right to receive,” Krueger said. “Access to health care is inextricably linked to economic mobility and basic preventative care like birth control should not be a luxury that is only available to some.”
See more about how Pennsylvania women have been affected by the U.S. Supreme Court decision in The Keystone.