Questions and Answers on the 2024 Final Rule Addressing Nondiscrimination Protections under the ACA’s Section 1557

Executive Summary

The Biden Administration finalized updates to the regulations implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act. Section 1557 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or any combination thereof. This issue brief provides background on Section 1557 and analyzes the 2024 final regulations issued on May 6, 2024.

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