The future of the contraception mandate remains up in the air, along with other specifics regarding the Trump administration's plan for the Affordable Care Act. (Photo: iStock)

While it’s far from clear what the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress will ultimately do with the Affordable Care Act, it is very likely they will do away with at least one of the health law’s most controversial provisions.

While the Department of Health and Human Services is not answering questions from media about the future of the contraception mandate, which compels insurers to provide birth control to women customers free of charge, the new leader of the department, Secretary Tom Price, has long been an avowed foe of the policy, as have all members of the Congressional GOP leadership.

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