HHS final Rule on Nondiscrimination in Health Programs
July 1, 2016
On May 13, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) regarding nondiscrimination in federally funded health programs. These nondiscrimination protections apply to all health programs and activities that receive federal funding from HHS or that are administered by HHS, including both federally facilitated and state-based Exchanges. This ACA compliance Bulletin outlines these changes.