Financial Implications of 12-Month Dispensing of Oral Contraceptive Pills in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System by Colleen Judge-Golden

July 8, 2019

From the article: Based on the outcomes of this model, adoption of a 12-month dispensing option for oral contraceptive pills may support reproductive autonomy and improve reproductive outcomes among women veterans and is expected to produce cost savings for the VA due to reductions in unintended pregnancies. Thus, the proposed policy is expected to be economically feasible for the VA while better supporting women veterans in meeting their reproductive goals.


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