Colorado Federal Judge Grants Injunction In Birth-Control Mandate Challenge
Mealey's (June 11, 2015, 1:47 PM EDT) -- DENVER — A Colorado federal judge on April 17, 2014, enjoined Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations mandating that a group health plan provide post-fertilization contraceptive coverage (Dr. James C. Dobson and Family Talk v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., No. 13-3326, D. Colo.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 54585).
(Opinion available. Document #93-140528-001Z.)
Dr. James Dobson and Family Talk sued Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and others over regulations in the ACA governing group health plans. The plaintiffs claim that the ACA...