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Know Your Rights! Federally funded health organizations & clinics cannot discriminate

Know Your Rights! Federally funded health organizations & clinics cannot discriminate

Know your rights! Any health organization or clinic that receives federal funding cannot deny care to trans* and gender diverse individuals.

“The provisions of the Affordable Care Act are clear: doctors receiving federal funds cannot discriminate in providing patient care just because a person is transgender. Patients such as Naya Taylor place their health and well-being in a doctor’s hands. Ms. Taylor asked for her doctor to provide services similar to those provided to other clinic patients who are not transgender and the doctor and clinic refused, posing a significant risk to Ms. Taylor’s health.”

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