Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. saw victory in federal court today when it was granted temporary exemption from the 2010 healthcare law that requires it offer workers insurance coverage for birth control.Read More »
The Obama administration on Friday (June 28) issued final rules for religious groups for its controversial contraception mandate, maintaining its position on who qualifies for religious exemption and allowing no carve-outs for private business owners.
More than 60 lawsuits have been filed over the mandate, a part of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act that requires most employers to provide contraception at no cost to employees.Read More »
After the Supreme Court’s decision last week to uphold the Affordable Care Act, I am not convinced that the state of health care will actually improve as promised. I am not talking about insuring the previously uninsurable, or keeping a child on their parent’s plan until 26.Read More »
Dozens of Catholic universities, dioceses and other institutions filed lawsuits in courts around the country on Monday (May 21) in a coordinated effort, spearheaded by the U.S. hierarchy and Catholic conservatives, to overturn the Obama administration’s contraception mandate plan.
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Parts of the Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare,” could easily end up on the chopping block this week. With it would go the “individual mandate”, or a requirement to either be covered or pay a tax, while expanding Medicare for a portion of the population meeting a certain level of …Read More »
The Obama administration is offering to expand the number of faith-based groups that can be exempt from the controversial contraception mandate, and proposing that third-party companies administer coverage for self-insured faith-based groups at no cost. At its heart, the newest offering from the White House would allow religious groups — …Read More »