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Obama administration proposes new workarounds on contraceptive coverage
Modern Healthcare

The Obama administration is proposing a workaround to provide contraceptive coverage to employees of closely held companies that object on religious grounds. It was not immediately clear whether this latest compromise would finally defuse the controversy that has yielded dozens of lawsuits challenging the administration’s policies on the coverage.

Under a proposed rule issued Friday, HHS would give those companies the same accommodation extended to religious charities that raise objections.