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Birth control coverage may be at risk due to new Trump administration policy

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The administration will allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women for religious and moral reasons. (KGO-TV)

The Trump administration is rolling back another Obama-era regulation, this time on birth control.

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The administration will allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women for religious and moral reasons.

Under the Affordable Care Act, preventative services are supposed to be free of charge to employees and their dependents.

The share of female employees paying their own money for birth control pills has plunged to under four percent from 21 percent, but that all could change.

Watch the video in the player above for Lyanne Melendez' full report.

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