Monthly Archives: February 2013

February 15, 2013

Medical Assistance in Minnesota to be Expanded

More than 87,000 Minnesotans will have access to affordable and meaningful health insurance beginning in 2014, including 34,000 who currently have no insurance. That’s thanks to legislation to expand eligibility for Medicaid, known as Medical Assistance in Minnesota. House File 9 has passed both bodies of the Legislature and Governor Dayton is expected to sign the bill into law. (more…)

February 8, 2013

New Contraception Exemptions Still Fall Short, Bishops Say

The latest exemptions from the mandate requiring contraception be included in health plans still fall short, U.S. bishops say.


February 1, 2013

Obama Releases Revised Rules for HHS Mandate

Legal analysts are scrambling today to make sense of new regulations released by the Obama administration that purport to provide a broader opt-out for religious organizations opposed to the HHS birth control mandate….  Read more

Bishops welcome opportunity to study new HHS regulations.  Read more.

CHA-USA is studying new rules.  Read more.

The new proposed rule in its entirety.  Visit here.