TRUMP ADMINISTRATION NARROWS AFFORDABLE CARE ACT’S CONTRACEPTION MANDATE – Joe Walsh

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION NARROWS AFFORDABLE CARE ACT’S CONTRACEPTION MANDATE

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From The Washington Post.

Despite what it may seem, there has been action taken against the Affordable Care Act by the Trump administration.

The Trump administration issued a rule Friday that sharply limits the Affordable Care Act’s contraception coverage mandate, a move that could mean many American women would no longer have access to birth control free of charge.

Former Congressman Joe Walsh tweeted his agreement, saying “Trump Administration upholds religious freedom. Again. Good.”

The new regulation, issued by the Health and Human Services Department, allows a much broader group of employers and insurers to exempt themselves from covering contraceptives such as birth control pills on religious or moral grounds.

Read the full article on The Washington Post.

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