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New Medicare Information for People in Same-Sex Marriages

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The SSA is now able to process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods for eligible people in same-sex marriages. ...
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Maine Sees More Than 1500 Gay Marriages In First Year

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More than 1,500 same-sex couples have tied the knot in Maine. With same-sex marriage legal in 18 states now, a total of 9,524 couples have wed in the United States. ...
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Questions About the Affordable Care Act? Ask Away!

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Want to sign up for health care under the Affordable Care Act, but have questions or need assistance? Gay City Health Project is inviting the community to learn about and sign up for health care under the Affordable Care Act. ...
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So You’re Married, Good Luck Getting Divorced

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Ever since Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex marriages in 2002, many couples in Georgia have traveled to a marriage equality jurisdiction and tied the knot. When Georgia's newly gay married couples return home, however, they face a legal landscape that is stuck in time at 2004. ...
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Obama Signs the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act

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The HIV Organ Policy Equity Act seeks to expand the supply of life-saving organs available for transplantation to the more than 118,000 individuals currently on the organ waitlist. ...
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Health Care is Top US Problem, Study

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Health care now ranks second behind dissatisfaction with government as the top problem, but ahead of the economy in general, unemployment, and the federal debt. ...
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Appeals Court Reverses Immigration Deportation

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"Anthony" is a pseudonym, because the immigrant seeking relief has requested anonymity based on his fear that if he is identified as a gay man, he will be tortured and killed if he is removed to Jamaica. ...
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Affordable Health Care Still Confuses Americans, Study

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Americans remain more likely to say the law will make the U.S. health care situation and their family's health care situation worse rather than better. ...
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Two in Three Uninsured Americans Plan to Buy Insurance

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Overall, 83 percent of Americans are aware that most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine beginning January 2014. This awareness drops to 68 percent among those who are uninsured. ...
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Medicare Advantage to Recognize LGBT Spouses

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Seniors with Medicare Advantage previously may have faced the choice of receiving coverage in a nursing home away from their same-sex spouse, or dis-enrolling from the Medicare Advantage plan which would have meant paying more out-of-pocket for care in the same nursing home as their same-sex spouse. ...
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