Via Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation

On February 15, 2016 the Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) spearheaded the filing of an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in Zubik v. Burwell, the next major challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The brief requests that the Court affirm multiple Courts of Appeals’ decisions upholding the federal Government’s choice to maintain access to no cost contraceptive services in health plans sponsored by employers, including religious non-profit employers. CHLPI and the other signatories submitted this brief to advocate for employees’ right to make their own medical decisions, without interference from their employers, and to protect our health care system’s ability to effectively respond to public health crises.

Twenty-six non-profit organizations signed onto the brief, including many health care access and HIV advocacy organizations.

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