|If you receive federal health funds,|
Action:If you are a health professional or institution impacted by the HHS transgender mandate, you may use this web page to present your views confidentially (or publicly if you prefer).
What happened when?
Whom does the rule target?
Doctors who follow their Hippocratic Oath to act in the best interest of their patient instead of this new mandate can face severe consequences, including losing their job.
The Transgender Mandate also requires virtually all private insurance companies and many employers to cover gender transition procedures or face stiff penalties and legal action.
What do they have to do?
|No religious exemption|
- It will require healthcare professionals to perform certain gender transition services, including elective hysterectomies or cross-hormone therapy;
- It will require healthcare professionals to refer individuals for gender transition services;
- It will require healthcare professionals to provide insurance coverage for gender transition services, some of which include sterilization procedures;
- It may require healthcare professionals to provide coverage for abortion;
- It will require healthcare professionals to open facilities, such as showers, bathrooms, or locker rooms, to employees based on gender preference;
- It will expose healthcare professionals to hostile work environment lawsuits unless healthcare professionals refer to individuals by their preferred name or gender pronoun.
What happens to those who do not comply?
- losing HHS funding
- being subjected to federal enforcement proceedings
- being subjected to false claims liability
- being sued for damages and attorneys’ fees by patients, employees, or their dependents.
What does the evidence show regarding gender transition procedures?
|Putting children at risk|
What about medical judgment?
|No medical judgment|
Is anyone moving to stop this?
- Declare that the challenged Regulation is invalid under the Administrative Procedure Act;
- Declare that the challenged Regulations is invalid under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act;
- Declare that the challenged Regulation is invalid under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution;
- Declare that the challenged Regulation is invalid under the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution;
- Declare that the challenged Regulation is invalid under the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution;
- Issue a permanent injunction enjoining Defendants from enforcing the challenged Regulations against Plaintiffs, those acting in concert with Plaintiffs, and all States;
- Award actual damages;
- Award nominal damages;
- Award Plaintiffs the costs of this action and reasonable attorney’s fees; and
- Award such other and further relief as it deems equitable and just.