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Same-sex couples finding uneven access to health insurance

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Matt Rourke, APCarl Bechdel, left, and his husband Dan Miller, at their home in Harrisburg, Pa. It took two months of near daily phone calls and emails to an insurer for Bechdel and Miller to get family coverage under the federal health law. The couple was initially told their application was not processed because Pennsylvania doesn't recognize their marriage.
For same-sex couples, access to family insurance plans under Affordable Care Act is not guaranteed this year, and their options run the gamut, mirroring in part the patchwork of state laws governing same-sex marriage that have changed rapidly in recent years. [...]

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White House, HHS to hold joint briefing on Obamacare and LGBT community

Thursday, September 12, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- The White House Office of Public Engagement and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday will host a joint briefing on the Affordable Healthcare Act and its impact on LGBT Americans. [...]

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LGBT advocacy groups applaud Supreme Court ruling upholding Affordable Care Act

Thursday, June 28, 2012
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In a dramatic move with significant political and economic implications, a majority of the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday (June 28) voted to uphold President Obama’s landmark health care reform law. [...]

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