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Agencies release final ACA contraception coverage rule

WASHINGTON — As lawsuits over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s contraception coverage mandate continue to work their way through courts across the country, federal regulators have finalized rules governing employer contraceptive coverage under the law.

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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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HHS issues contraceptive coverage rule

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has issued a proposed rule under the federal health care law that would allow certain religious organizations to opt-out of providing mandatory contraceptive coverage to employees. But the rule also would allow employees to obtain ...

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Court sends ACA employer mandate issue to 4th Circuit

WASHINGTON – Five months after upholding the individual mandate provision of the federal health care law, the U.S. Supreme Court revived and remanded to a lower court a challenge to another provision requiring certain employers to maintain a minimum level ...

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Catholic groups sue over birth control mandate

WASHINGTON – In a series of lawsuits filed across the country Monday, dozens of Roman Catholic archdiocese, schools and other organizations are seeking to block the recent Health and Human Services mandate that requires most employers to cover contraception in ...

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