Family-owned companies don’t have to comply with a provision of the Affordable Care Act that requires them to offer insurance coverage for contraception if that requirement violates their religious principles, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Despite a drop in teen birth rates in recent years, too many girls under 18 are still getting pregnant, U.S. health officials said Tuesday.
Even though births to teens aged 15 to 17 have declined, a quarter of teen births occur in this age group — [...]
By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The Obama administration on Friday contested U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s decision temporarily exempting an order of Catholic nuns from the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate.
Under the health-reform law, most employer health plans are required to cover U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved birth [...]