Contraception Mandate Rolled Back for Employers

Contraception Mandate Rolled Back for Employers Two tri-agency (Internal Revenue Service, Employee Benefits Security Administration, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Interim Final Rules were released and became effective on October 6, 2017, and will be published on October 31, 2017, allowing a greater number of employers to opt out of providing contraception to […]

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Preventive Services Final Rules

Federal agencies released final regulations on the preventive services mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) that requires non-grandfathered group health plans to provide coverage without cost-sharing for specific preventive services, which for women include contraceptive services. After pushback from religious employers, interim final regulations, objections from certain employers with religious objections […]

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