The Trump administration is reportedly targeting one of the nation's most vulnerable groups with possible new health rules.
The New York Times reports the administration plans to reverse an Obama-era rule that protects transgender individuals from discrimination by doctors, hospitals and insurers.
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The rule says insurers can't arbitrarily deny counseling, psychotherapy or hormone therapy to people transitioning from one gender to another. Advocates worry this will mean a return to a time when insurers could easily deny those treatments.
But the administration says it needs to change the rule because a Texas judge found parts of it violated religious freedom and rule-making laws.