"Today, the Administration issued proposed regulations regarding the HHS mandate. We welcome the opportunity to study the proposed regulations closely. We look forward to issuing a more detailed statement later."The proposed rules are available here, and an explanation of the rules can be found here.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Obama administration releases new HHS regulations
The Obama administration released new HHS regulations that include an exemption for non-profit "religious employers" based on specific criteria. The bishops acknowledged the release with the following statement, but have not yet responded to the new regulations: