MEDICAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
865 Merrick Avenue, Westbury, New York 11590-9007
Telephone: (516) 488-6100
For Immediate Release
June 15, 2020
MSSNY Opposes Effort to Allow Discrimination Against Patients
Statement Attributable to:
Bonnie Litvack, M.D.
President, Medical Society of the State of New York
“MSSNY opposes the Trump Administration’s final rule from the US Department of Health and Human Services that reverses a policy banning health care providers from discriminating against certain patients, including LGBTQ, women and others.
“As physicians, we believe that respect for all of our patients is our highest priority. Our professional and moral obligation is to ensure healthcare for all Americans, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
“The Federal Government should never stand in the way of an individual’s ability to access health care.”
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About the Medical Society of the State of New York
Founded in 1807, the Medical Society of the State of New York is the state’s principal non-profit professional organization for physicians, residents and medical students of all specialties. Its mission is to represent the interests of patients and physicians to assure quality healthcare services for all.
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