Trump team moves to scrap protections for LGBTQ patients

Source: POLITICO - View Original Article
Published: Apr 29, 2020
Category:
Bias Rating:

83% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:


Policies:

LGBT Rights

Sentiments

95% "The health department's top civil rights official also defended the administration's approach to vulnerable populations.""
85% "Advocates fear that it would allow hospitals and health workers to more easily discriminate against patients based on their gender or sexual orientation.""
84% "The broad rule also offered specific protections for transgender patients for the first time and extended protections for women who had abortions.""
83% "The health department is close to finalizing its long-developing rewrite of Obamacare's Section 1557 provision, which barred health care discrimination based on sex and ..."
72% "The administration's final rule on Thursday was circulated at the Justice Department, a step toward publicly releasing the regulation in the coming days, said ..."
69% "The Obama administration moved to create its non-discrimination protections in response to advocates and health care experts who said that LGBTQ patients were being ..."
66% "The Trump administration is moving to scrap an Obama-era policy that protected LGBTQ patients from discrimination, alarming health experts who warn that the regulatory ..."
55% "But a federal judge in 2016 blocked those protections following a lawsuit from religious groups, and the Trump administration has steadily worked to weaken ..."
-61% "The White House on Friday morning also updated a regulatory dashboard to indicate that the rule was under review.""


*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

Extremely
Liberal

Very
Liberal

Moderate-left

Neutral

Moderate-right

Very
Conservative

Extremely
Conservative

100%

100%

Contributing sentiments towards policy:

95% : The health department's top civil rights official also defended the administration's approach to vulnerable populations.
85% : Advocates fear that it would allow hospitals and health workers to more easily discriminate against patients based on their gender or sexual orientation.
84% : The broad rule also offered specific protections for transgender patients for the first time and extended protections for women who had abortions.
83% : The health department is close to finalizing its long-developing rewrite of Obamacare's Section 1557 provision, which barred health care discrimination based on sex and gender identity.
72% : The administration's final rule on Thursday was circulated at the Justice Department, a step toward publicly releasing the regulation in the coming days, said two people with knowledge of the pending rule.
69% : The Obama administration moved to create its non-discrimination protections in response to advocates and health care experts who said that LGBTQ patients were being turned away from necessary care or intimidated from seeking it out.
66% : The Trump administration is moving to scrap an Obama-era policy that protected LGBTQ patients from discrimination, alarming health experts who warn that the regulatory rollback could harm vulnerable people during a pandemic.
55% : But a federal judge in 2016 blocked those protections following a lawsuit from religious groups, and the Trump administration has steadily worked to weaken the rule before it could take full effect.
39% : The White House on Friday morning also updated a regulatory dashboard to indicate that the rule was under review.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap