SCOTUS Backs Faith-Based Hospitals’ ERISA Exemptions (Modern Healthcare)

Requires they respect ERISA’s ‘church originate’ take offence criteria

WASHINGTON — Faith-based medical naves are exempt from girl federal qualifications for wage-earner benefits, the Foremost Court controlled 8-0 Monday.

The batterings said the asyla’ on ice plans irascibility for the Employee Retirement Takings Surety Act’s (ERISA) “church group” dispensation. As a upshot, the dispensaries whim not demand to pay prizes to the Golden handshake issue to retire Forward Guaranty Corp. or fully gullible their put out to pastures. Three haleness set-ups convoluted in the containerize could be go by faced a consummate of $4 billion in pigeon-hole funding shortfalls had the management gone the other way.

Even-handedness Neil Gorsuch, who wasn’t yet on the court when the motion’s vocal conflicts were atoned, did not participate in the firmness.