Friday, March 02, 2012

Sebelius: Decrease in Human Beings Will Cover Cost of Contraception Mandate | CNSNews.com

This kind of cost-benefit analysis strikes me as the commodification of women's bodies. Machines of the state with production rates calibrated to the needs of the state. A friend of mine a few years ago with her third birth under Illinois's Medicaid program found the Hospital awfully keen on tying her tubes. Three was enough, the trend of the costs should be down please.

Sebelius: Decrease in Human Beings Will Cover Cost of Contraception Mandate | CNSNews.com
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told a House panel Thursday that a reduction in the number of human beings born in the United States will compensate employers and insurers for the cost of complying with the new HHS mandate that will require all health-care plans to cover sterilizations and all FDA-approved contraceptives, including those that cause abortions.

“The reduction in the number of pregnancies compensates for the cost of contraception,” Sebelius said. She went on to say the estimated cost is “down not up.”

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