1.5 C
London
Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Government Can’t Require Coverage for Drugs That Prevent HIV Infection, Texas Federal Court Rules

Must read

Twitter is experiencing widespread disruptions as users get an error message when trying to post

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter experienced widespread problems Wednesday when users trying to post instead received error messages, the service's most serious outage since Elon...

Bing’s AI quotes COVID disinfo from ChatGPT • londonbusinessblog.com

One of the more interesting, but seemingly academic, concerns of the new age of AI sucking up everything on the web was that AIs...

Fable Foods wins Series A for its mushroom-based meat alternatives • londonbusinessblog.com

The promise of alternative meat products has come under scrutiny lately articles in Bloomberg and the Washington Post the question of whether it will...

The story behind the transformation

Mail Malone, a well-known American rapper and singer has recently made headlines for his dramatic weight loss. While the exact cause of his...
Shreya Christinahttps://londonbusinessblog.com
Shreya has been with londonbusinessblog.com for 3 years, writing copy for client websites, blog posts, EDMs and other mediums to engage readers and encourage action. By collaborating with clients, our SEO manager and the wider londonbusinessblog.com team, Shreya seeks to understand an audience before creating memorable, persuasive copy.

A federal judge in Texas has ruled that a provision of the Affordable Care Act that mandates free coverage for certain drugs that prevent HIV infection is a violation of the religious beliefs of a Christian company.

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor was in response to a lawsuit filed by former Texas Attorney General and conservative activist Jonathan Mitchell on behalf of Braidwood Management Inc.

The lawsuit challenged an ACA provision requiring free coverage of the HIV drugs Truvada and Descovy, commonly known as PrEP, which thousands of Americans use.

O’Connor sided with the company.

“Defendants show no compelling interest in forcing private, religious companies to cover PrEP drugs without cost-sharing and without religious exemptions,” the judge ruled.

O’Connor, an appointee of former President George W. Bush who… has called the ACA unconstitutionalhas grown in recent years to the go-to jury for conservatives seek to challenge Obamacare provisions and measures aimed at protecting transgender students and enforcing Covid vaccine mandates.

Mitchell is best known as the architect behind a law in Texas which encourages people to file lawsuits against people suspected of helping women have abortions.

This is a story in development, check back for updates.

More articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest article

Twitter is experiencing widespread disruptions as users get an error message when trying to post

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter experienced widespread problems Wednesday when users trying to post instead received error messages, the service's most serious outage since Elon...

Bing’s AI quotes COVID disinfo from ChatGPT • londonbusinessblog.com

One of the more interesting, but seemingly academic, concerns of the new age of AI sucking up everything on the web was that AIs...

Fable Foods wins Series A for its mushroom-based meat alternatives • londonbusinessblog.com

The promise of alternative meat products has come under scrutiny lately articles in Bloomberg and the Washington Post the question of whether it will...

The story behind the transformation

Mail Malone, a well-known American rapper and singer has recently made headlines for his dramatic weight loss. While the exact cause of his...

Disney lays off 7,000 as streaming boom comes to an end

Disney plans to lay off 7,000 employees to cut costs across the company. CEO Bob Iger announced the news in an earnings call...