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LGBT flag Under regulations passed during the Obama administration, health care providers and health insurance companies were required to provide medically appropriate treatment for transgender patients.

Last month, the Trump administration announced a reversal of a Department of Health and Human Services administrative rule, erasing protections for transgender patients against discrimination by doctors, hospitals, and health insurance companies. Adding insult to injury, the announcement was made during Pride Month and on the fourth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, which left 49 victims, including many LGBTQ individuals, dead.

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