Groups Win Injunction In ACA Contraceptive Mandate Case

Law360, San Diego (December 20, 2013, 9:34 PM EST) -- An Oklahoma federal court on Friday temporarily blocked the federal government from enforcing the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that group health insurance plans cover the morning-after pill and other contraceptives on nearly 200 religious groups that are part of a proposed class action challenging the requirement.

U.S. District Judge Timothy DeGiusti granted a preliminary injunction against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from enforcing the mandate on the groups while the proposed class action, brought by Reaching Souls International Inc. and Truett-McConnell College Inc.,...
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