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LGBT health insurance barriers recede

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community has expanded access to health insurance, thanks in part to the Affordable Care Act and the rejection of the Defense of Marriage Act, according to a new issue brief by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Medicare Advantage plans must offer equal coverage for same-sex couples

Insurers selling Medicare Advantage plans must provide equal coverage to same-sex couples receiving nursing home care, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services clarified Thursday.

Obama administration orders BCBS to cover same-sex spouse

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBS) must provide health coverage for the same-sex spouse of a federal employee, according to an order from the Obama administration. In a letter to BCBS, the