This is the National Health Law Program’s initial analysis of the final rule implementing section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibiting discrimination in federally funded health programs and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, and disability. The analysis highlights the broad application of the ACA’s prohibition against discrimination, and the key additions of sex and disability as protected classes under the law.
ISSUE SPECIFIC RESOURCES & ANALYSES
Health Care Reform
Health Information Technology
Health Care Disparities
Health Workforce Diversity
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health