8th Circuit Remands ACA Contraceptive Challenge For Jurisdictional Inquiry

Mealey's (June 12, 2015, 3:59 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — On remand, a judge must determine whether government conduct gave birth to Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) challengers’ inability to obtain insurance without the contraceptive coverage, the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held Sept. 5, 2014 (Annex Medical Inc., et al. v. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, et al., No. 13-1118, 8th Cir.).

(Opinion available. Document #93-140930-009Z.)

Regulations contained in the ACA require that employee health insurance plans include no-cost sharing coverage for contraception and sterilization procedures. The regulations contained in the...
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