Commissioners Ask Administration To Scrap Proposed Transgender Rule

By Amy Lotven
August 5, 2019 at 6:35 PM
NEW YORK -- Insurance commissioners from 18 states are calling on the Trump administration to scrap its plan to eliminate health care protections for the transgender population via a proposal that would roll back the scope of the Obama-era 1557 antidiscrimination rule. California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, who spearheaded the letter, says the proposed rule gives health plans and providers a license to discriminate against the already vulnerable transgender community. He released the letter shortly after a National Association of...

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