Friday, May 5, 2017

Birth Control Mandate Next Up On Trump’s HHS Agenda

The Trump administration, fresh off one anti-Obamacare victory, plans to target another controversial provision of the law: the birth control mandate.

The House voted to approve a bill that would replace much of the Affordable Care Act, but the birth control moves come from another action: President Donald Trump's executive order on religious freedom.

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Thursday he welcomed the executive order. "We will be taking action in short order to follow the President's instruction to safeguard the deeply held religious beliefs of Americans who provide health insurance to their employees," Price said in a brief statement.

He did not say what that action would be. 

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Source: NBC News 

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