WASHINGTON, June 28 The Obama administration on
Friday issued its final rule requiring health insurance coverage
of contraceptives for the employees of faith-affiliated
universities, hospitals and other institutions.
Officials said the rule does not differ substantially from a
proposed version released earlier this year that sought to
insulate employers that oppose birth control on religious
grounds by providing the benefits to their workers without
out-of-pocket costs through outside plans funded by insurers.
(Reporting by David Morgan; Editing by Vicki Allen)