AGs: Proposed 1557 Rule Violates ACA, Administrative Procedure Act

By Amy Lotven
August 14, 2019 at 6:31 PM
A group of 22 Democratic attorneys general warned the Trump administration that it will land in court if it finalizes a proposal to revise the Affordable Care Act’s non-discrimination provision by rolling back protections for transgender individuals, eliminating language requirements for people with limited English proficiency (LEP) and reducing the number of entities that must comply. The AGs argue the proposed changes directly conflict with the provision’s intent and thus violate the ACA. HHS’ Office of Civil Rights overstepped its...

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