(RNS) Even a perfunctory visit to a hospital ward, ER, home for the aged, hospice or medical clinic brings a clergyperson face-to-face with the staggering ethical problems our health care system is creating.
Articles tagged “Affordable Care Act”
The ‘evangelical Harvard’ rejects any “accommodation” that would let insurers offer the coverage to students directly. Wheaton’s lawyer said signing a letter citing religious beliefs to opt out of the coverage unacceptable.
(RNS) The Little Sisters of the Poor — who have refused to comply with the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate — lost their latest court case Tuesday (July 14).
(RNS) The Supreme Court majority reasoned with concern for the real-world impact of dismantling the Affordable Care Act. That pragmatic approach also turned up in the long-awaited marriage ruling.
(RNS) As the Supreme Court decides the fate of the Affordable Care Act, the president rallied its supporters — most prominently, the Catholic Health Association.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Given its standards for members’ conduct, the group won’t accept all Christians. And many who do qualify may not choose the plan as their exclusive means of paying for health care.
ST. LOUIS (RNS) State Rep. Paul Wieland and his wife, Teresa, say the contraceptive benefit required by the Affordable Care Act violates their religious beliefs as Catholics and parents of three daughters.
WASHINGTON — The timing of the notice came after the Senate failed Wednesday to pass Democratic legislation that would have reversed the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision on the contraception mandate.
(RNS) Nestled in the fine print of the Affordable Care Act is a clause that allows people of certain religions to seek an exemption from the requirement to carry health insurance. But It’s not enough to disapprove of the law.