Proposed ACA Repeal Risks Health Care for LGBTQ People | Human Rights Campaign

Proposed ACA Repeal Risks Health Care for LGBTQ People | Human Rights Campaign:

“The passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was a health care milestone for the LGBTQ community. Section 1557 of the ACA, a groundbreaking non-discrimination provision has proven transformational for transgender and gender non-conforming people seeking health care. In May 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services published regulations interpreting Section 1557 as expressly protecting individuals from discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sex stereotyping.”

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