Tag Archives: health care

White House denies contraception exemption to private businesses

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.

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A two-tiered health system?

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.

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National universal health care expresses faith values

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 …

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