Rule On Moral, Religious Exemptions For Contraceptive Coverage At OMB

October 12, 2018
The Trump administration’s final rule providing conscience protections and religious exemptions to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate is pending at the White House Office of Management and Budget. The final rule, which arrived at OMB Thursday (Oct. 11), is similar to an interim rule the Trump administration filed in 2017, which also created exemptions to Obamacare’s contraception mandate, but the interim rule was quickly blocked by a federal judge. Under the ACA, preventative health care, including contraception, must be...

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