Challenging The Contraception Mandate Once Again

Law360, New York (January 7, 2016, 10:12 AM EST) -- Since its passage in 2010, the Affordable Care Act has been heavily litigated in a seemingly endless string of lawsuits that have each threatened various aspects of the act’s survival. In 2012, the United States Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate as a tax in NFIB v. Sebelius but struck down the requirement that states expand Medicaid eligibility, finding it unconstitutionally coercive. Then, in 2014, the court decided Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, in which it found that private, for-profit corporations are exempt from providing contraception coverage...
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