Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 06/12/2019

TX Judge Sides With Plaintiffs In Class Suit Over Contraceptive Mandate

By Amy Lotven / June 7, 2019 at 6:52 PM
U.S. District Judge Reed O’ Connor this week agreed with employer and individual plaintiffs in a class action suit against HHS that the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage mandate, and the accommodation designed by the Obama administration, violated the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The judge permanently blocked HHS from enforcing the law on any members of the class. O’Connor has not yet ruled on whether Nevada can intervene in the case, per a motion filed on May 24, which means...

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