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U.S.: Judge must deny Hobby Lobby morning-after case

What types of birth control drugs does a plan have to cover? (AP Photo/Mike Derer)
What types of birth control drugs does a plan have to cover? (AP Photo/Mike Derer)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government is urging a federal judge to deny a Hobby Lobby Stores request to block enforcement of a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) regulation that requires employers to cover insurance costs for morning-after pill and the week-after pill.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) now requires individual health policies and most employer-sponsored health plans to include coverage for birth control in their basic preventive services benefits package. 

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