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Government issues new revision on birth control insurance mandate
Government issues new revision on birth control insurance mandate

The Obama administration issued a new rule Friday aimed at winding down its years-long fight with religious groups over the requirement in its landmark healthcare law that companies provide insurance that covers contraceptives. The new rule will allow employers to register objections to paying for such care with the government, which would then arrange for insurers to provide coverage to women seeking it, according to the rule published in the federal register Friday. Previously, the rule called for groups to file their objections directly with insurers. "Women across the country deserve access to recommended preventive services that are important to their health, no matter where...

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