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App provides women birth control without seeing a doctor

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A new app called NURX provides birth control to women without a trip to the doctor’s office. NURX is coming on the scene in more states as the future of the Affordable Care Act remains uncertain. It’s currently available in New York state, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Illinois, Washington state and California.

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A new app called NURX provides birth control to women without a trip to the doctor’s office. NURX is coming on the scene in more states as the future of the Affordable Care Act remains uncertain. It’s currently available in New York state, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Illinois, Washington state and California.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/6810441?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Thu, 02 Mar 2017 04:03:46 +0000 App provides women birth control without seeing a doctor A new app called NURX provides birth control to women without a trip to the doctor’s office. NURX is coming on the scene in more states as the future of the Affordable Care Act remains uncertain. It’s currently available in New York state, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Illinois, Washington state and California. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/6810441?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WSYR ABC 9 Syracuse rod: new at eleven, getting access to birth control has gone digital! newschannel nine's farah jadran talks to women about a new app allowing women with or without health insurance to have it delivered to their doorstep without going to the doctor. farah: 28-year-old tara staab has been using birth control for about 10 years. cost and access have changed over that time. before affordable care, staab paid a monthly 30-dollar co-pay. tara staab: "i have a zero-dollar co-pay so i don't have to pay anything which is really nice and i get it filled for a script of three months." farah her doctor also requires her to have an annual exam. but the timing can be tricky. tara staab: "i ran out of refills before i realized it and i couldn't get anymore refills until l went back in for my yearly exam and there was probably a week's time that lapsed." farah a new app called nur-x, available in a few states including new york, gives women access to all types of birth control whether or not they have health insurance. plus, doctors can video chat with new users. upstate university hospital's doctor renee mestad says this could be the option women need as changes in health care remain uncertain. dr. renee mestad, clinical asst. professor at upstate university hospital: "i think it's really going to be a game changer. particularly as contraceptive coverage is going to be variable from state to state and co-pays are going to be the biggest problems for a lot of women and getting access to their physicians or their providers." tara staab: "i think it's a great idea as long as it doesn't replace traditional medicine. i think it is a great option for people especially if it increased the utilization of contraceptives." farah bringing the pharmacy to your phone. farah jadran, newschannel nine. rod: the app's founders say the service does not replace doctor visits. some women may still need to see a doctor if




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