Companies increasingly challenge health act’s contraception provisionsBMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f281 (Published 14 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f281
- Janice Hopkins Tanne
- 1New York
Nearly 50 organizations have challenged the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that employees’ health insurance plans cover contraception. Among the most recent was Hobby Lobby, a national arts and crafts retail chain run by a family with strong religious beliefs. The firm may face fines of up to $1.3m (£0.8m; €1m) a day.
Different courts have ruled for and against organizations challenging the law, making it …