Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

Businesses sue IRS in challenge to employer health insurance mandate rule


WASHINGTON – A group of small businesses have filed a lawsuit challenging a rule imposed by the Internal Revenue Service under the federal health care law, alleging that the agency exceeded its authority by expanding the law’s employer mandate.

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8th Circuit blocks federal contraception mandate

The new federal requirement that all group health plans must include coverage for FDA-approved contraceptive methods probably violates the religious rights of an employer who is a devout Catholic, the 8th Circuit has ruled in granting a preliminary injunction.

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Solicitor General triumphs in health care case

Everyone has experienced a bad day at the office. And most lawyers have developed a thick skin against public criticism and mockery. But only one lawyer this year had to endure being called a “train wreck” on national television and ...

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Obama administration moves forward on health care regs

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has issued proposed rules under the Affordable Care Act that prohibit insurers from discriminating against people with preexisting health conditions and that outline policies and standards for health benefit plans and wellness programs, agency officials ...

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