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