For over two months the Left and their media minions have been making a big stink about the mandatory coverage of contraceptives.
In all this fuss and distraction from all the problems this nation is facing, nobody noticed that since 2007 Walmart has been offering a month’s worth of birth control pills for only $9 (emphasis added):
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Sept. 27, 2007 – Walmart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) today announced phase two of its $4 prescription program with changes that will help even more Americans deal with the high-cost of healthcare. The program – which has already saved Americans more than $610 million in its first year – has been expanded in two key ways:
More medicines covering more categories – Important prescription medicines have been added to the $4 program covering glaucoma, attention deficit disorder/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), fungal infections and acne. Fertility and prescription birth control will also be included at $9, compared to national average prices ranging from $24 to $30 per month and saving women an estimated $15 to $21 per month – $180 to $250 annually.
Two days later, Target matched Walmart’s offer.
The updated Retail Prescription Drug List for Walmart shows the following women’s health medications (birth control bolded):