Supreme Court Asked To Take Up Challenge To ACA Accommodation

Mealey's (June 24, 2015, 12:55 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The proper standard for determining whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive mandate accommodation substantially burdens religious practice requires Supreme Court guidance, religious objectors argue in a June 9 petition (Priests for Life, et al. v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, et al., No. 14-1453, U.S. Sup.).

(Petition available. Document #93-150624-008B.)

The ACA requires all group health plans and health insurance issuers that offer nongrandfathered group or individual health coverage to provide coverage for certain preventive services without...
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