Resources: Conscientious Objection in Health Care
Read the Supreme Court's decision in favor of the right of the owners of "closely-held for-profit corporations" to refuse to provide insurance coverage for contraception and contraceptive devices to their employees on the grounds of the owners' religious objections.
This book analyzes the issues surrounding conscience clauses in the health care setting and proposes a solution that calls on the medical profession as a whole to ensure patient access, in order to avoid individual professionals from having to behave in ways that violate their deeply held moral beliefs.
This article gives an overview of legal developments pertaining to conscientious objection in healthcare.
This chapter outlines some key issues that arise when health care providers and parents lodge conscientious objections to certain types of medical care.
This article summarizes a study of physicians’ views on conscientious objection in the United States.
This website provides information about contraceptives coverage under the Affordable Care Act, as well as accommodations for religious employers and non-profit religious organizations. It also links to applicable regulations governing women’s preventive services coverage under the ACA.