Final Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Exemptions and Accommodations Issued For Religious Non-Profits

Religion Clause Blog: The Department of Health and Human Services announced today that it has adopted final rules on non-profit religious organizations and the contraception-coverage mandate under the Affordable Care Act. The rules (full text) deal both with the definition of those religious employers that are totally exempt from the requirement, and arrangements for coverage to be provided directly from health insurers in connection with other non-profit religious organizations that object to contraception coverage.