Breaking News: Post-Election IRS Issues Final ACA Rule Regarding Religious Exemptions

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The IRS has just release new final regulations regarding religious exemptions and accommodations from the contraceptive coverage mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The rule, to be officially published on November 15th, currently in unpublished form, is available here: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/11/15/2018-24514/moral-exemptions-and-accommodations-for-coverage-of-certain-preventive-services-under-the-affordable

This final rule, released post-mid term elections, will provide a way forward for religious organizations that object to certain contraceptive coverage required under the ACA. More details soon.