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US health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

US health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

(Reuters) – The US Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule on Friday that would lift anti-discrimination protections under Obamacare, for transgender people and women seeking abortions, drawing condemnation from Democratic lawmakers. The rule reverses some provisions of the Affordable Care Act, passed during President Barack Obama’s administration, also known as Obamacare, that […]

US: Health agency’s 2nd rule reversing Obamacare trans protections

US: Health agency’s 2nd rule reversing Obamacare trans protections

(Reuters) – The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny services to them. The landmark Affordable Care Act passed during the Obama […]