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TAG Public Comment On Proposed Rule to Remove Section 1557

August 13, 2019 – TAG submitted public comment to the Department of Health and Human Services in response to the proposed rule to remove Section 1557 healthcare protections for LGBTQ people, those seeking reproductive health services, and those with limited English proficiency. These protections are absolutely crucial in our fight against HIV, hepatitis C, and tuberculosis. The proposal to remove these protections will place lives at risk and set us back immeasurably in the fight for equitable access to health care.

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