Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Health Association’

US Church agencies cautious on latest HHS mandate Comments 0

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Catholic agencies in the United States are cautious about a new “accommodation” for religious institutions that object to covering contraception and abortion services in their employees’ insurance plans. The US Conference of Catholic Bishops declined to comment on the Obama administration’s latest modification to the Health and Human Services mandate that many Catholic employers are Read more

Catholic Health Association reverses course on mandate accommodation Comments 0

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

In a call for broader religious exemptions, the Catholic Health Association has backtracked from its initial support for the Obama administration’s compromise on a rule that mandates employer coverage of contraception and sterilization. The association said it is “imperative” that the administration abandon its “narrow” definition of religious employer and exempt not only churches but Read more