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ACA birth control mandate likely headed to SCOTUS

The Eighth Circuit ruled on the birth control mandate of the Affordable Care Act this week, finding the process for certain entities to get an exemption from the requirement to provide birth control was not permissible under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The Court upheld the lower court’s decision that barred the government from …

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Affordable Care Act oral arguments give little indication of outcome of case

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in the King v. Burwell case, which is likely to decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act. The case involves a challenge to the federal subsidies for health insurance provided by the law and hinges on the interpretation of a few words of the statute. The general …

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