WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today released a bulletin through the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reiterating that qualified health plan issuers must segregate collected premiums to pay for abortion coverage; that enrollees be informed if abortions are covered by a qualified health plan; and that HHS intends …Continue reading "National Right to Life applauds announcement that Trump administration will protect religious liberty and takes positive steps regarding abortion-covering insurance plans under Obamacare"
By Susan T. Muskett, J.D., Senior Legislative Counsel Congressman Andy Harris (R-Md), a member of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, today questioned HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius regarding two key aspects of abortion coverage on the ObamaCare Exchanges. First, Congressman Harris questioned Secretary Sebelius regarding the difficulty that consumers …Continue reading "Sebelius Continues to Take the Dodge Regarding Abortion Coverage Lawlessness on ObamaCare Exchanges"
By Matthew Archbold Editor’s note. This appeared at cardinalnewmansociety.org. A law professor at Santa Clara University (SCU) has resigned from the university’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics in protest over the president’s announcement that the Jesuit institution is dropping abortion coverage from its insurance for faculty and staff, according to the San Jose Mercury News. …Continue reading "Pro-Abortion Catholic College Professor Resigns Ethics Post Over Dropped Abortion Coverage"
By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life The Associated Press reported late Friday that the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) had withdrawn its failing lawsuit against a 2011 Kansas law which bars private health care insurance from covering abortions except those done to save the mother’s life. The ACLU cannot file these claims again …Continue reading "ACLU ends lawsuit to block Kansas insurance law that bars abortion coverage"
By Kathy Ostrowski, Kansans for Life legislative director A federal judge Monday dismissed a request by the ACLU to summarily invalidate a Kansas law that bars private health care insurance from covering abortion except those done to save the mother’s life. Judge Julie A. Robinson of Federal District Court rejected the ACLU’s argument that the …Continue reading "ACLU loses another move to block Kansas insurance law that bars abortion coverage"