The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) proposed rulemaking for Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act may vastly expand the reach of federal anti-discrimination laws into uncharted—and potentially unsupported—territory. Published on September 8, 2015, the proposed rule inspired thousands of comments from health insurers, advocacy groups, and individuals alike. Click here to read David Johnson’s latest analysis and commentary on the proposed rules, their underlying policy rationale, and whether HHS is overreaching.