Thursday, June 27, 2019

HHS Releases Final Conscience Rule

Health & Human Services in a press release, explains that HHS Announces Final Conscience Rule Protecting Health Care Entities and Individuals."that protects individuals and health care entities from discrimination on the basis of their exercise of conscience in HHS-funded programs. Just as OCR enforces other civil rights, the rule implements full and robust enforcement of approximately 25 provisions passed by Congress protecting longstanding conscience rights in healthcare. "

The final rule is available here. A fact sheet from HHS on this rule is available here.

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