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Tag Archives: Nondiscrimination

Waiting for the Supremes: High Court’s Decision in Gloucester County to Determine Validity of ACA Section 1557 Gender Identity and Transgender Services Rules

Posted in Exchanges, Health Care Reform & ACA
Two district courts[1] have recently stayed cases alleging that sex discrimination under ACA Section 1557 includes discrimination on the basis of gender identity and denial of coverage for gender transition, pending the Supreme Court’s decision in G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board.[2]  The Supreme Court accepted certiorari in Gloucester in October 2016 to determine the… Continue Reading

ACA Regulatory Preview: CRS Teases Upcoming ACA Rulemakings

Posted in Health Care Reform & ACA, HIPAA & Privacy, Mental Health Parity
The Congressional Research Service published a report detailing more than a dozen pending ACA-related rulemakings. The report comes on the heels of the Spring 2014 Unified Agenda and identifies 14 proposed rules and 17 final rules regarding the ACA that are expected during the next twelve months. Notable expected proposed rules include: CY 2016 Notice… Continue Reading