Trump Administration Issues Rule to Roll Back Transgender Protections in the Affordable Care Act

Posted on AllSides June 12th, 2020
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The Trump administration on Friday released a rule that would roll back Obama-era protections for transgender patients under the Affordable Care Act, despite a last-minute push by Democrats and health groups to block a change they say will curtail health-care access during the pandemic.

The action will end a policy that expanded an antidiscrimination provision in the ACA to cover bias against people who identify with a gender other than the one listed on their birth certificate.

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