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Tag Archives: ACA Section 1557

District Court Issues Nationwide Injunction on ACA 1557 Regulations on Gender Identity and Abortion

Posted in Administrative Law
On December 31, 2016, in Franciscan Alliance v. Burwell, Case No. 7:16-cv-00108-O, the District Court for the Northern District of Texas  issued a nationwide injunction finding that portions of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office for Civil Right’s (OCR) Final Rule for ACA Section 1557 violated the Administrative Procedures Act and cannot… Continue Reading

HHS Announces Final Rule for Section 1557 – The ACA’s Broad Anti-Discrimination Rule

Posted in Health Care Reform & ACA
Today HHS published its Final Rule for ACA Section 1557 in the Federal Register. A summary of the Final Rule and fact sheets on specific provisions are available here. The Final Rule contains some important new changes from the Proposed Rule which was published last Fall. We will issue a more comprehensive client alert shortly.… Continue Reading