08/08/2012 10:38 am ET

My Failed Attempt to Claim My ‘Free' Obamacare Birth Control

As the newest member of The Cut, I was busy doing HR paperwork when the women's health mandate of Obamacare went into effect last Wednesday — an event one Pennsylvania representative likened to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and September 11.

It also happened to be the day my New York Media health insurance kicked in, tying me for the honor of first woman eligible for free birth control under the Affordable Care Act.

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