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- Just for a bit more complete info, here is a link to the actual bill. http://e-lobbyist.com/gaits/text/596074 Section Z. Essentially changes it from a "religious employer" to any employer.
polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis, adenomyosis, menstruation-related anemia and painful menstruation (dysmenorrhea). mild or moderate acne. irregular menstrual cycles dysfunctional uterine bleeding.
If a man has to change to a more expensive medication for blood pressure due to side effects, do you think their employer has the right to know whether that side effect is impotence?Mar 14, 2012
- Andy - we wont be free for much longer with Harper driving and Toews' spy billMar 14, 2012
- I agree with you on the spy bill, but that is just one of our politicians following the US in lapdog lock step. People like Toews exist in all political parties, in all countries, sad but true. What's really sad is that the US used to be so cool, so open and it is becoming so repressive with everything coming under some government thumb. And because they set the lead for other countries, we have morons like Toews getting traction (almost as bad as Trudeau invoking the war measures act when the CCC was more than sufficient).
Even so, civil rights in the US have been eroded, especially around privacy, access to information and freedom of religion, while they have progressed or at least stayed the same in Canada. That doesn't mean that we don't have people here trying the same things, they are just less successful. Our people are seemingly less
likely to trade freedom for security. People everywhere need to keep their freedoms, but especially our big brother (no pun intended) to the south because that is who the rest of the world watches. If pluralism fails there, how does it grow in countries that are repressed?Mar 14, 2012
- are viagra and cialis covered under insurances? will this law allow men to be fired for taking ED drugs? (not being sarcastic, i just don't know)Mar 14, 2012
- This is old (1998) but the most direct comparison I could find. http://www.fwhc.org/health/viagra.htm According to this about 50% of viagra prescriptions were being covered, while only 33% of large group plans covered OCPs. My point was more that this is an invasion of the privacy of the doctor patient relationship (why does your employer get to know about polycystic ovarian syndrome?)
Many catholic institutions cover viagra, but there is no provision for checking your marital status.http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/02/13/146822713/why-catholic-groups-health-plans-say-no-to-contraceptives-yes-to-viagraMar 14, 2012
- i agree, and although i'm not in AZ, nor is my employer religious, I only use HBC for non contraceptive reasons, but i definitely #1 could not afford to pay out of pocket for it, and #2 don't think i nor my employer would be very comfortable discussing (even if only on paper) the state of my reproductive organs, or methods to diagnose said issues, nor is it his business.Mar 14, 2012