Tag: contraceptives

Mental Illness Insurance Coverage On July 7, 2018, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed legislation (S.B. 2540) to include behavioral health counseling visits and medication maintenance visits as primary care visits for patient cost-sharing requirements under the provisions of a health plan. The law also amends the Rhode Island Health Care Reform Act of 2004…

On Monday, June 30, 2014 the Supreme Court ruled in a 5 to 4 decision that requiring family-owned corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act violates a 1993 federal law protecting religious freedom. The decision applied to two corporations challenging the coverage requirement: Hobby Lobby, an Oklahoma-based chain of…