Bloomberg Law
June 22, 2020, 3:01 PMUpdated: June 22, 2020, 5:41 PM

LGBTQ Groups Sue HHS Over Health-Care Protection Rollback (1)

Lydia Wheeler
Lydia Wheeler

The Trump administration can’t allow health-care providers to discriminate against LGBTQ people following a recent Supreme Court ruling, advocacy groups argued in a lawsuit Monday.

Because the Supreme Court held June 15 that “discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or transgender status constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex,” the HHS is foreclosed from denying LGBTQ people Obamacare’s full anti-discrimination protection, the American Association of Physicians for Human Rights doing business as the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association, or GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality, and the Association of LGBTQ Psychiatrists said in the complaint.

The lawsuit, filed in ...

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