Healthcare News

Press Release 03.27.20

Compromise Bill Supports Many, But Congress Must Do Much More

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the passage of the third Congressional COVID-19 relief package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act:

Press Release 12.18.19

Fifth Circuit Decision Sets Stage to Strip Health Care from Millions

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision finding the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional and remanding the severability issue back to the district judge:

Press Release 05.2.19

HHS Final Denial of Care Rule Puts Patients at Risk

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a final rule to allow health workers to cite religious or moral objections to deny care to patients: