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HHS, DOL and Treasury Say Limiting Birth Control Coverage Violates Federal Law

Authored by: Amy E. Fouts (Partner) and Claire M. Bass (Associate) On July 28, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), alongside the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Treasury, warned that limiting coverage of contraceptives following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs violates the Affordable Care Act (ACA).… Continue Reading

HHS Letter to Healthcare Providers About Emergency Medical Care

On Monday, July 11, 2022, the secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a letter to healthcare providers regarding the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), indicating that when a state law prohibits abortion and does not provide an exception that aligns with EMTALA’s emergency medical condition definition, that state law is … Continue Reading
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