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Colorado maternity coverage expanded by law signed today

Colorado women not enrolled in insurance group plans won maternity coverage today, as Gov. Bill Ritter signed HB 1021 into law at Children's Hospital....

Senate passes bill to expand coverage of maternity care and contraception

DENVER-- The Senate today sent legislation for the governor to sign into law that will require insurance companies here to include maternity coverage with...

Planned Parenthood presses Colorado lawmakers to support maternity coverage

DENVER-- Planned Parenthood of the Rockies staff and supporters descended on the capitol today as part of an annual effort to lobby lawmakers. This...

Beefed up maternity health insurance bill sails through the House

DENVER-- Lawmakers Monday passed a bill in the Colorado House that would require health insurance companies to include prenatal and birth control in all plans offered to women on the individual health care market. Sponsored by Denver Democrats Beth McCann and Jerry Frangas, the bill was stripped of this strong provision in committee weeks ago in order to move it onto the floor. House watchers expected to see a fight on the floor but the bill passed on a voice vote, with only minimal questioning from conservative Monument Republican Amy Stephens, who asked if the bill would now cover so-called Plan B contraception, the "morning after" pill, which some see as akin to abortion.

Sen. Mikulski: ‘Let men buy abortion riders for the women they...

In a speech on the Senate floor yesterday, Senator Barbara Mikulski had sharp words for the Nelson amendment, which would restrict access to abortions...

Searching and failing to find maternity coverage in Colorado

In advance of a bill in the state legislature that would require Colorado’s insurance companies to cover maternity, The Colorado Independent searched for non-employer-based maternity health insurance. How did it go? It was unbelievably frustrating.