Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 10/11/2017

Rule Broadening Contraceptive Coverage Exemptions Prompts Lawsuits

October 10, 2017
The ACLU on Friday (Oct. 6) immediately filed suit against the Trump administration for releasing interim final regulations that broaden the ability of employers to stop providing FDA-approved contraceptive coverage to workers without cost-sharing, the Center for Reproductive Rights lodged a similar complaint on Tuesday (Oct. 10) and other groups are also exploring legal action. The new rule allows any employer with a religious or moral objection to contraceptive coverage to not provide the coverage. The rule is effective as...

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