Birth-Control Prices On the Rise For Public Health Clinics

Public health clinics across the country are wondering what they’re going to do now that the price for birth control pills skyrocketed. Before July, a monthly pack of birth control pills cost health clinics about $2. But the maker of the most-prescribed pills, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, increased the cost to $20 a pack. WOSU’s Mandie Trimble spoke with Kristopher Weiss at the Ohio Department of Public Health to find out if the increases will affect women around the state.

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