The federal government is trying, once again, to allow religious employers to refuse to cover contraception in their employee’s health insurance plans. The time limit for voicing opinion on this proposed change closes on December 5, 2017. This proposed rule change might also take away contraceptive coverage in Medicaid, Medicare, and plans obtained via the Affordable Care Act.
Here is the comment I wrote to make it clear that I oppose allowing religious employers/organizations to refuse to cover contraceptives.
Information on the rule change can be found here. Please add your comment to oppose this change before December 5, 2017. Feel free to use some of what I wrote in my comment in the comment you write.
This blog will be updated as this goes through the courts.
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