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Leadership Conference on Human Rights Issues Statement on HHS Proposed Health Care Rule

May 24, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights issued the following statement by President and CEO Vanita Gupta after the Department of Health and Human Services announced a proposed rule to weaken the non-discrimination protections (Section 1557) of the Affordable Care Act:

"Today's announcement is a cruel move against already vulnerable communities that heightens the atmosphere of fear that this administration has perpetuated.

"If implemented, the rollback would harm millions ...