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US: New Rule Protects Health Care Workers Who Refuse Care For Religious Reasons

The rule, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, is designed to protect the religious rights of health care providers and religious institutions.

US: HHS Announces Final Conscience Rule Protecting Health Care Entities and Individuals

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced today the issuance of the final conscience rule that protects individuals and health care entities from discrimination on the basis of their exercise of conscience in HHS-funded programs.