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GuideStone health plans available amid ACA fluxDALLAS (BP) -- Inaction by Washington on reforms to the Affordable Care Act has led to much uncertainty for those in the health care exchanges created under the 2010 law.
GuideStone Financial Resources is prepared with options for churches looking to help their pastors and staff members obtain health care coverage for themselves and their families.
In many counties around the United States, only one option is available on the state Read More
Baptist universities appeal to Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (BP) -- Houston Baptist University and East Texas Baptist University are appealing to the Supreme Court in challenging the Obamacare mandate to provide insurance coverage encompassing abortion-inducing drugs.
HBU and ETBU in conjunction with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty along with Westminster Theological Seminary filed a petition today (July 8) with the high court in response to a June 22 ruling by a three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals that the mandate did not and, likely, would not "substantially burden their ... Read More
Baptist universities weigh next step on HHS mandate
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Houston Baptist University and East Texas Baptist University are among seven faith-based institutions weighing their options in challenging the Obamacare mandate to provide insurance coverage encompassing abortion-inducing drugs.
HBU, ETBU and the other institutions in conjunction with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty are weighing an appeal to the full U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans or to the Supreme Court following a ruling ... Read More
July 1 deadline looms for some churchesDALLAS, Texas (BP) -- Churches and ministries that reimburse their employees for individual health coverage may soon find themselves facing stiff penalties of up to $36,500 per employee, per year, under the federal health care law commonly known as Obamacare, as a grace period expires June 30.
The penalties on employers who maintain employer payment plans were to begin in January, but the IRS granted a six-month reprieve. Read More
Ariz. abortionists face new consent requirement
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BP) -- Arizona's governor has signed into law a bill that prohibits abortion insurance from being purchased through Obamacare's taxpayer-subsidized insurance program. The bill also requires abortionists to inform women that two-step chemical abortions can be reversed. Read More
New Obamacare tax law may affect churches
NASHVILLE (BP) -- A new tax rule in conjunction with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may affect many churches that pay or reimburse individual health insurance premiums, and imposes daily fines beginning June 30 for those not in compliance. Read More
Obamacare prompts church to close day careLONGVIEW, Texas (BP) -- A church is closing the day care center it has operated for more than 30 years in response to requirements imposed by the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare").
Mobberly Baptist Church in Longview, Texas, said in a statement on its website, Feb. 12, that closing the day care "comes with much sorrow" and follows months of Mobberly staff "praying, researching and discussing the issue." Read More