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The overhaul of health care giving it millions of -- free access to host of critical services.
Starting next year all private insurance plans will be required.
By the government to cover preventive care with out a co pay or deductible -- includes medical screenings domestic violence counseling.
Breastfeeding support and birth control despite some strong opposition from conservatives.
And -- -- as a columnist and Fox News contributor joins us live right.
Michelle before we get to the moral ethical question here let's for small talk about the fact that this feels like yet another government mandate on health care.
Yeah -- certainly feels like it looks like it smells like it and and in the end it it will operate like it enough for all of these private insurers to our.
Being forced to pay for it and you every time we talk about a free piece of coverage you need those -- quotes around free.
The White House denies that this is going to result in in -- -- increases but how else.
Are these private companies I think expecting to pay -- that's all -- then passing on the costs to the rest of its customers clients.
And and and and folks who subscribe.
To their insurance plants.
I think yes setting aside the moral and ethical questions.
There are some serious questions here about the process and the lack of transparency.
And I think this is a good object lesson in how Obama care top down mandates work.
Because -- was the federal institute of medicine.
Who sort of went through the dog and pony show of deliberating -- -- a -- this decision.
-- then handing it over to HI checks.
And of course there's there's very little public oversight into how that decision was made.
And in fact there -- the dissenter on the panel who blew the whistle on concerns that He had that this was all based on subjective interpretations.
And getting soliciting opinions from.
Folks like Planned Parenthood without equal.
Feedback from folks in the pro life community who were against.
Yet we're definitely hearing -- pushed back from down today because.
When you talk about contraceptive my understanding is this is also gonna cover what's called the morning after pill and there is great disagreement in some quarters about.
Exactly how that operates if it would cause an abortion.
If it would stop her pregnancy before it began to depending on your definition of that but because there is so much disagreement about that amongst some.
It it seems -- an interesting step for the government to be telling private insurers.
They've got to cover something that for some people amounts to an abortion.
Yes that's right -- -- a couple points about all of this for one thing you've got a lot of the feminist leftist groups -- are heralding this decision as some sort of quote unquote preventive care decision.
But as all a lot of the pro life folks and people who oppose this top -- down mandated pointed out.
In fact what those groups are hell are heralding the most on the left.
-- after the fact.
-- methods like the emergency.
Contraception in the morning after pill.
Now the White House's response is well -- still have a conscience clause exemptions so so they won't have to be forced it to cover these things but.
As many folks who have watched these battles play out of the last couple of years -- -- Obama administration.
Those it the religious freedom exemptions have become -- would -- and more harder to invoke.
Over the course of this administration.
Right just to take a SATA at a strange scene you were tweeting about coming -- to this story we've been teasing it.
And getting its -- online at both blessing what a crock this is why should -- have to pay for that.
If I have to pay a co pay on my heart medicine so we know there's -- be -- a backlash from folks out there about.
Picking and choosing you know what you're telling private insurers they've got to cover National Mall and thank you very much.
You bet sanction.
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