birth control Inslee Signs 12-Month Birth Control Refill Bill Following Oregon Lead By Tom Banse • May 16, 2017 Sarah C / Flickr - tinyurl.com/z2c3f7e Listen Listening... / 0:37 A crowd of women in pink Planned Parenthood T-shirts surrounded Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Tuesday morning as he signed a bill to improve access to birth control. Insurers To Get Reminder About Oregon's Prescription Birth Control Law By Chris Lehman • Dec 12, 2016 Sarah C / Flickr - tinyurl.com/z2c3f7e Listen Listening... / 1:03 A new law this year in Oregon requires insurance companies to cover a 12-month supply of prescription birth control. The law took effect earlier this year, but its backers say some insurers haven't gotten the message. Oregon Governor Signs Bill Granting 12-Month Supply Of Birth Control By Chris Lehman • Jun 11, 2015 Chris Lehman / Northwest News Network Listen Listening... / 0:58 Oregon will become the first state in the nation to let patients get up to a year's worth of prescription birth control at a time. Oregon Lawmakers To Consider Allowing Birth Control Without Doctor's Prescription By Chris Lehman • May 19, 2015 Daniela Alejandra Robles / Wikimedia Commons Listen Listening... / 0:53 Oregon lawmakers will consider a proposal that would allow women to get oral contraceptives and contraceptive patches without a doctor's prescription.