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HHS Issues New Rule to Strengthen Nondiscrimination …

(Just Now) WEBToday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule …

https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2024/04/26/hhs-issues-new-rule-strengthen-nondiscrimination-protections-advance-civil-rights-health-care.html

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Fact Sheet: Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and …

(2 days ago) WEBThe Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a proposed rule to advance health equity and reduce disparities in health care. The proposed rule, …

https://www.hhs.gov/civil-rights/for-providers/laws-regulations-guidance/regulatory-initiatives/1557-fact-sheet/index.html

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Health Care Discrimination - FindLaw

(2 days ago) WEBHealthcare discrimination is negative action towards, or lack of consideration of, a person or group in a protected category. Federal laws protect people from many forms of …

https://www.findlaw.com/civilrights/discrimination/health-care-discrimination.html

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Diversity and Discrimination in Health Care - StatPearls

(5 days ago) WEBObjectives: Identify different manifestations of diversity and discrimination, and analyze their impacts on health care. Interpret the different levels within the healthcare system …

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK568721/

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Nondiscrimination Protection in the Affordable Care Act: …

(8 days ago) WEBThe Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains an important non-discrimination prohibition, the Health Care Rights Law, sometimes referred to as Section 1557. The Health Care …

https://nwlc.org/resource/nondiscrimination-protection-affordable-care-act-section-1557/

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Biden Administration Finalizes Updates to Regulations …

(6 days ago) WEBWashington, DC—Today marks a significant milestone in health care equity as the Biden administration has finalized changes to the regulations governing Section 1557 of the …

https://healthlaw.org/news/biden-administration-finalizes-updates-to-regulations-implementing-the-affordable-care-acts-protections-against-health-care-discrimination/

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U.S. Law and Discrimination in Health Care - The New …

(Just Now) WEBAbstract. Although discrimination both by clinicians and by patients and families is relatively common in the United States, the laws that can be used to address these two …

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp2202164

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HHS Proposes Revised ACA Anti-Discrimination Rule

(7 days ago) WEBHHS Proposes Revised ACA Anti-Discrimination Rule. On July 25, 2022, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a new proposed rule to significantly revise …

https://www.healthaffairs.org/content/forefront/hhs-proposes-revised-aca-anti-discrimination-rule

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Racism and discrimination in health care: Providers and …

(2 days ago) WEBThe letter is a statement of commitment to health as a human right, women's health, mental health, LGBTQ health, evidence-based medicine, dismantling structural racism, …

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/racism-discrimination-health-care-providers-patients-2017011611015

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Employee and Patient Discrimination in Healthcare - National Law …

(1 days ago) WEBHospitals, outpatient clinics, and telehealth practices know they need policies and training on their employee equal employment and anti-harassment policies. These health care …

https://www.natlawreview.com/article/health-care-providers-it-s-not-just-employee-discrimination-claims-patients-can-have

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Civil Rights & Health Equity - National Health Law Program

(9 days ago) WEBOur lawyers and policy analysts stand up for the civil rights of the millions of people who struggle to access affordable, quality health care. The National Health Law Program …

https://healthlaw.org/our-work/policy/civil-rights-and-health-equity/

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Eliminating Racism In Health Care Before And After The - Health …

(Just Now) WEBThe Court’s decision does not absolve health care institutions or policymakers of their responsibility for rectifying historical and current racism. In the aftermath of the Court’s …

https://www.healthaffairs.org/content/forefront/eliminating-racism-health-care-before-and-after-supreme-court-s-affirmative-action

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U.S. Restores LGBTQ+ Protections from Healthcare Discrimination

(Just Now) WEBThe Trump administration's rollback of protections against discrimination in health care opened the door for a host of anti-transgender bills nationwide. According to information …

https://www.verywellhealth.com/hhs-lgbtq-protection-from-healthcare-discrimination-5184768

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Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities Proposed …

(5 days ago) WEBBuilding on long-standing and familiar civil rights principles, the proposed rule takes important steps forward. Section 1557 is the first federal civil rights law to prohibit …

https://www.hhs.gov/civil-rights/for-individuals/section-1557/nondiscrimination-health-programs-and-activities-proposed-rule/index.html

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Health Insurance Discrimination Laws - LegalMatch

(8 days ago) WEBThe anti-discrimination provisions of the ACA match those of other federal statutes, such as the Civil Rights Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Discrimination …

https://www.legalmatch.com/law-library/article/health-insurance-discrimination-laws.html

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Judge blocks rule adding gender identity protections to healthcare

(1 days ago) WEBA U.S. judge blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a new rule against discrimination on the basis of gender identity in healthcare.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2024/07/05/gender-identity-healthcare-protections-rule-blocked/74311795007/

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Biden administration restores protections for gay and transgender …

(5 days ago) WEBThe Biden administration announced a new rule Friday expanding safeguards against potential discrimination of gay and transgender Americans seeking medical care, in a …

https://www.cnn.com/2024/04/27/politics/lgbtq-health-care-biden-administration-rules-affordable-care-act/index.html

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Judge blocks Biden administration rule against gender identity

(6 days ago) WEBA U.S. judge on Wednesday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a new rule against discrimination on the basis of gender identity in health care.

https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-politics-and-policy/judge-blocks-biden-administration-rule-gender-identity-discrimination-rcna160233

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Civil Rights and COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions

(2 days ago) WEBThe LAD prohibits retaliation against a person for complaining about discrimination or bias-based harassment, or otherwise exercising or attempting to exercise their rights …

https://www.nj.gov/oag/dcr/downloads/NJ_DCRFAQs_on_COVID-19_Final_20200318_ENG.pdf

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Transgender Health Protections Rule Halted by Federal Judge (2)

(7 days ago) WEBDiscrimination protections for transgender health care were blocked Wednesday by a federal judge in Mississippi while a lawsuit over their legality plays out.

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/health-law-and-business/transgender-health-protections-from-hhs-halted-by-federal-judge

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Price transparency is critical to fix nation’s health care model, …

(4 days ago) WEBWhaley, who is affiliated with the Center for Advancing Health Policy through Research at the School of Public Health, was invited to testify given his focus on health care price …

https://www.brown.edu/news/2024-07-11/whaley-testimony

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Laws and Regulations Enforced by OCR - HHS.gov

(8 days ago) WEBSection 1908 of the Public Health Service Act ( 42 USC § 300w-7 )prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, or sex (including …

https://www.hhs.gov/civil-rights/for-providers/laws-regulations-guidance/laws/index.html

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25 states have bans on trans health care for kids : Shots - NPR

(6 days ago) WEB25 states have bans on trans health care for kids : Shots - Health News The Supreme Court will hear a case on gender-affirming care in the next term after a flurry of …

https://www.npr.org/sections/shots-health-news/2024/07/03/nx-s1-4986385/trans-kids-health-bans-gender-affirming-care

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State of New Jersey

(4 days ago) WEBThe discrimination allegedly began soon after she advised VCNY that she was planning to take time off under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to physically …

https://www.nj.gov/oag/newsreleases20/pr20200820a.html

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LGBTQ healthcare workers fight to provide gender-affirming care

(4 days ago) WEBThe fate of trans healthcare lies in the outcome of a presidential election and next summer's Supreme Court ruling. But these LGBTQ+ healthcare workers are determined …

https://www.latimes.com/science/story/2024-07-10/lgbtq-healthcare-providers-fight-to-provide-gender-affirming-care

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State of New Jersey

(4 days ago) WEBNew Jersey law defines a “health care service firm” as an employment agency that places personnel to provide companion, health care or personal care services in the homes of …

https://www.nj.gov/oag/newsreleases16/pr20160411a.html

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Civil Rights HHS.gov

(3 days ago) WEBWe enforce laws against discrimination based on race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, and religion by certain health care and human services providers and health …

https://www.hhs.gov/civil-rights/index.html

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Courts become the new health policy arena - Axios

(7 days ago) WEBWith the Supreme Court curbing agencies' power, judges will have a greater say over the health care industry.

https://www.axios.com/2024/07/01/court-health-care-policy-decisions

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