HHS Asks Court To Stay Proceedings In Section 1557 Lawsuit

By Maya Goldman / February 12, 2021 at 6:01 PM
HHS filed a motion Wednesday (Feb. 10) to stay the proceedings in a lawsuit filed this summer by several Democratic state attorneys general challenging a Trump administration rule that rolled back nondiscrimination protections for transgender individuals under the Affordable Care Act’s Section 1557 nondiscrimination protections. The motion argues Biden’s HHS needs additional time to review the case given President Joe Biden’s executive order last month directing federal agencies to ensure federal antidiscrimination statutes covering sex discrimination also prohibit discrimination due...

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