Federal Court Blocks ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Rules: What it Means to You

On Dec. 31, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction temporarily blocking enforcement of the Section 1557 nondiscrimination rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The court’s injunction specifically bans the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from enforcing the Section 1557 provisions prohibiting discrimination […]