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La. insurers agree to accept 3rd-party health care payments for HIV patients

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The three major companies in Louisiana offering coverage through the federal insurance exchange have agreed to continue to accept premium payments through Nov. 15 from a program that helps HIV/AIDS patients cover their health care costs. [ Read more → ]
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Insurers agree to accept premiums for HIV patients while judge considers suit

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
BATON ROUGE, La. -- A federal judge received assurances Tuesday that three insurance companies won't immediately stop accepting premium payments from a program that helps HIV and AIDS patients cover health care costs. [ Read more → ]
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Lambda Legal sues to force La. insurers to accept premiums for HIV patients

Friday, February 21, 2014
NEW ORLEANS -- Lambda Legal said in a lawsuit Thursday that an insurance company is violating the Affordable Care Act by refusing to take premium payments from a federal program that helps HIV and AIDS patients pay for care. [ Read more → ]
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Complaint alleges BlueCross BlueShield policy targets people with HIV

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
NEW ORLEANS -- Lambda Legal has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights against BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana (BCBS) after the state's largest insurer stopped accepting federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) subsidies for low-income Louisianans living with HIV. [ Read more → ]
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Blue Cross reversing course, will offer gay N.C. couples family policies

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina's largest insurer is reversing course and now says it will offer family coverage to same-sex married couples and domestic partners in new policies. [ Read more → ]
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield cuts family policies for gay N.C. couples

Sunday, January 26, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina's largest insurer has cancelled family insurance policies sold to 20 gay and lesbian couples on a federal insurance marketplace because of restrictive contract language the company plans to remove next year. [ Read more → ]
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Most Neb. schools to offer insurance benefits to married same-sex couples

Monday, December 30, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. -- Nearly all Nebraska school districts and some cities and counties will soon begin offering insurance benefits to legally married same-sex couples. [ Read more → ]
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TN governor signs anti-gay bill that 13 major corporations lobbied in support of

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday signed into law a bill that would prohibit local governments from creating anti-discrimination laws that are stricter than protections laid out by the state government. [ Read more → ]
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