House GOP Bill Targets ACA's Contraception Mandate

Law360, New York (March 5, 2013, 5:39 PM EST) -- A trio of House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that most large employers include contraception coverage in their health insurance plans, once again adding legislative voices to an ongoing legal battle over the controversial requirement.

The legislation, which has little chance of becoming law, includes broad language to amend the ACA so that insurers and companies would be exempt from offering health plans that cover abortion or any other “item or service to which such issuer or sponsor...
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