“Reproductive Parity Act” appears stalled in Washington State for second year in a row

By Dave Andrusko The bill that would make Washington the first state to require insurers that cover maternity care (which all must do) to also pay for abortions has stalled for the second year in a row. “The fact is that at this point, House Bill 1044 [the Reproductive Parity Act] is a solution in …

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64 Members of Congress write HHS Secretary Sebelius about Conscience Protections

By Dave Andrusko Sixty-four members of Congress have sent a letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, requesting that she “send a strong message” to the state of Washington that any state receiving federal funds “is prohibiting from mandating that insurance plans cover abortion or from requiring that provider …

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Measure to Require Abortion Coverage Stalls in Washington State

By Dave Andrusko One of the good pieces of news in the last year is how many states have taken advantage of the “opt-out” provision of ObamaCare. As you recall. ObamaCare  requires the States to operate and maintain “health insurance exchanges” where individuals can shop around for health insurance plans. But ObamaCare also gave each …

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