EXCLUSIVE: Alabama Republican’s Bill Would Ban Government From Forcing Racial Discrimination in Medicare

Rep. Gary Palmer, R-Ala., proposed a bill Thursday that would prohibit health care providers from adopting racially discriminatory policies in their practices at the behest of the federal government. 

The legislation is necessary to prevent the Biden administration from using the government’s Medicare and Medicaid programs to advance the left’s “anti-racist” doctrine, Palmer said in an exclusive interview Tuesday with The Daily Signal. 

“Rep. Palmer is doing American health care a profound favor,” said Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, chairman of DoNoHarm, which exposed the HHS rule.  

“This bill fights the Biden administration’s dangerous effort to force divisive and discriminatory ideas into the doctor-patient relationship,” Goldfarb said. “The White House should be looking for ways to make health care more accessible for all, not pushing doctors to prioritize some patients over others for ideology.”

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