Health care workers could deny abortions under this Trump administration rule
‘Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health’ has been held up in courts
By Nathan Ouellette and Sandhya RamanPosted November 21, 2019 at 12:05pm
“Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health” is a controversial rule that may be held up in the courts right now but could be appealed by the Trump administration any day. The rule expands who is defined as a health care worker, and could lead to more patients being denied an abortion or other procedure if the worker believes it violates their own religious or moral beliefs.
Watch as CQ Roll Call’s Health Care Reporter Sandhya Raman explains the details of the rule.
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