Supreme Court Asks For More Information In Birth Control Case
(By Julie Rovner for Kaiser Health News)
An apparently deadlocked Supreme Court is asking lawyers in a closely watched health law case to provide more information on how women working for religious employers might be able to get insurance coverage for contraception without violating the rights of their bosses.
The order also included a request for information about a scenario that might be a possible compromise in the case.
At issue in Zubik v. Burwell is an “accommodation” created by the Obama administration to a provision of the Affordable Care Act that otherwise requires most employers to provide female workers access to coverage of FDA-approved contraception with no copay. Read article here…..
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