Other Decisions No. 16-1275 (04/08/2017)
Authority: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Subject: The decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, excluded that the “Contraceptive Mandate” of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act does not extend to non-religious groups, and that the religious beliefs of an employee are not substantially burdened by a legal requisition that the employer’s insurance plan also cover contraceptives
Parties: Real Alternatives, Inc, et al. v. Secretary Department of Health and Human Services, et al.
Original language: English
Classification: Freedoms - Art. 10 Freedom of thought - Freedom of conscience - Freedom of religion - Solidarity - Art. 35 Preventive health care