Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 28th, 2001
U.S. district judge Robert S. Lasnik ruled in favor of pharmacist in her suit against Bartell Drug Co. in a case that marks the first federal challenge in the U.S. to employers who don't cover birth control.
"Although the plan covers almost all drugs and devices used by men, the exclusion of prescription contraceptives creates a gaping hole in the coverage offered to female employees, leaving a fundamental and immediate health care need uncovered," Lasnik...
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