Health care reforms provision heads back to court

Health Care Reform

Justices from the Supreme Court have ordered another look at a key requirement of the law. The U.S. Supreme Court has ordered a federal court of appeals to reexamine a central requirement of the health care reforms, in order to decide whether or not the provision is violating the religious freedoms of some Americans. The issue stems from a lawsuit that is pending from Liberty University, a private school. The educational institution has claimed in its suit that – among other issues that it has called to light – the…

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Health insurance cease order goes into effect in Kentucky

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Christians only plan is no longer allowed to continue and members must find coverage elsewhere. The members of a health insurance plan for Christians only have officially lost their coverage as of November 1, as a Kentucky judge’s order to cease operations has gone into effect. According to the judge, the program does not meet the state’s regulations for coverage. Thomas Wingate, a Franklin County Circuit Judge, ruled that Medi-Share does not meet the basic health insurance coverage regulations of the Department of Insurance, and that it will, therefore, not…

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Christian cost sharing health plan forced to cease operations

Cost sharing health plan makes insurance news

The Kentucky Medi-Share coverage has been put to a halt by the state. The Department of Insurance in Kentucky has advised the members of Medi-Share, a Christians only cost sharing health plan, that this coverage has been ordered to cease its operations within the state, and that if they wish to continue their coverage, then they will need to seek policies from other insurers. This announcement came following the ruling of Thomas Wingate, a Franklin County Circuit Judge. That ruling was made earlier in October, and stated that as the…

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