March 31, 2014
by Cynthia Miley
The US Supreme Court on Monday denied review of two cases brought by Roman Catholic non-profit groups seeking an exemption from part of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requiring employers to provide insurance coverage for contraception. Both cases, Roman Catholic Archbishop of ...[read more]
March 26, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday on whether companies have a right to an exemption from the contraception provision of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) for religious reasons. The plaintiffs in the combined cases of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Inc and ...[read more]
January 28, 2014
by G. Redd
Legal challenges to the contraception mandate of the PPACA focus on two primary questions- what burdens do these programs create and who must bear them? There are two competing fundamental interests that the PPACA allegedly implicates: reproductive rights and religious freedom. There are ...[read more]
January 28, 2014
by Michael Roberts
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), signed into law on March 23, 2010 by President Obama, served as a major overhaul to the health insurance industry and established preventative services as a top priority. The PPACA requires certain preventative health services to be provided ...[read more]
January 28, 2014
by Neil Devlin
The Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act (PPACA), signed into law on March 23, 2010, mandates employers to offer their employees health insurance options that provide preventative contraceptive services, such as birth control without co-payments. The PPACA's contraception mandate has ...[read more]
January 27, 2014
by Benjamin Minegar
The US Supreme Court on Friday issued an order enjoining the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) from requiring that the Little Sisters, a Roman Catholic order, fill out a formal government document in order to secure exemption from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ( ...[read more]
January 16, 2014
by Cynthia Miley
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Wednesday rejected a challenge to health insurance subsidies available to people in states that declined to establish their own online marketplaces under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The suit argued that ...[read more]
January 7, 2014
by Stephen Adelgren
Chief Justice John Roberts of the US Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant a temporary injunction blocking the Obama administration from enforcing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), denying two doctor's groups' plea arguing the entire law is unconstitutional due to the ...[read more]
January 6, 2014
by Cynthia Miley
US Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) filed a lawsuit Monday against the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin attempting to block the federal government from paying a portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) health ...[read more]
January 3, 2014
by Matthew Pomy
The US government filed a motion Friday asking the US Supreme Court to remove the stay on the contraception mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that was put in place by Justice Sonia Sotomayor earlier this week. The government argues that the motion for an emergency ...[read more]

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