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Policymakers need to take further steps to level the consumer-business playing field. Currently, the law neglects to impose on companies a clear and operational duty to draft readable contracts. Without a clear incentive, companies will continue to use unreadable texts as their contracts. Beyond Good and Evil? Haydn, Debussy and Janacek: Tippett Quarter — Egham, Surrey. Available editions United Kingdom.
The law assumes consumers read the terms and conditions of their contracts, and in a dispute, they are held responsible for the written terms of any agreements. Samuel Becher , Victoria University of Wellington. Checking readability We have studied popular online consumer contracts and examined the readability of the most popular sign-in-wrap contracts in the United States.
Consumer contracts as dense as academic papers We found that according to these criteria, the contracts examined in our sample are very hard to read. Comic contracts and other ways to make the law understandable We hope such findings will encourage policymakers to revisit their approach to consumer contracts.
Where to from here Linguistic tests may serve as a good starting point. We produce knowledge-based, ethical journalism. Please donate and help us thrive. If you have voice shopping activated on your voice assistant, anyone in your home could potentially purchase items in your name. Financial firms often program computers to contract with other parties in security trades. Most popular on The Conversation Tiny houses look marvellous but have a dark side: Reiki improves heart rate homeostasis in laboratory rats.
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Then, in January, a Pennsylvania district court judge issued a nationwide injunction preventing the administration from implementing the changes, which would have allowed more employers to get exemptions from the ACA's requirement to provide insurance coverage for birth control with no copay. Trump's changes to contraceptive coverage mandate blocked nationwide.
When it comes to the increased rate of LARC insertions they saw, they wrote, "If our findings were projected to the approximately 33 million women in the United States aged 18 to 45 years in with employer-sponsored health insurance, this rate would correspond to approximately additional insertions per day in association with the election. The new paper included health data on 3,, women in and 3,, women in The researchers took a close look at women 18 to 45 who were enrolled in commercial insurance during the 30 business days before and after November 8 in or The women had at least 12 months of continuous enrollment.
The researchers also used billing codes to calculate daily insertion rates of long-acting reversible contraception during the 30 business days before, including on, and after November 8 in and What could happen to birth control under President Trump? In , the researchers found that the average adjusted daily insertion rate of long-acting reversible contraception during the 30 days before November 8 was Yet in , the average daily rate during the 30 days before the November 8 presidential election was The paper had some limitations, including that it used data only on women with commercial insurance, so the findings may not generalize to women with public insurance or no insurance.
Also, the study did not examine whether the increase in LARC insertions continued over a longer time period or resulted in any public health significance. The researchers also noted conflicts of interest in the paper, including that some have provided public comment, participated in a legal brief or provided written expert testimony on proposed regulations or legislation relating to reproductive health care.
Overall, the new findings seem to support what has been surmised. Get CNN Health's weekly newsletter. Long-acting reversible contraceptives, such as IUDs, don't protect against sexually transmitted infections.
Users still need a condom to reduce the chance of getting or spreading an STI. IUDs can be expensive up front. Some insurance and Medicaid cover them completely or at a low cost to users, but others may not.
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