Tell the Trump-Pence Administration: Don’t Roll Back the Health Care Rights Law

Tell the Trump-Pence Administration: Don’t Roll Back the Health Care Rights Law

The Trump-Pence administration has proposed a sweeping new rule that would allow widespread discrimination in health care by rolling back a key part of the ACA — the Health Care Rights Law, also known as Section 1557. This is a law that protects patients from discrimination in health care, including sex discrimination. The administration is trying to turn back the clock on our rights, but we won’t let that happen.

Do you have a personal story about barriers you faced when trying to access health care, like feeling afraid of being judged or shamed when planning a doctor’s visit or having a provider dismiss your pain or symptoms because of your race or gender? Sharing that story in your comment will help add to its impact!

This administration is obligated to read every single unique comment submitted about this rule – now is the time to make your voice heard. Personalizing your message will add to its impact. Please take the time to add your thoughts or share a personal story about a health care experience you’ve had that blocked or discouraged you from accessing care.

Submit your comment via the National Women’s Law Center portal, demanding the administration put patients first today!