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State of Contraceptive Coverage in the United States

Health
In recent days, women have rushed to their doctors in fear that birth control will soon be too expensive and hard to get under a Trump presidency. ...
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LGBT Advocates Issue Revised Guidelines for Hospitals Treating Transgender Patients

Health
An update has been released to the 2013 publication that provided guidance to hospitals seeking to improve health care for transgender patients. ...
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Bipartisan Bill Would Automatically Register Voters in Washington State

Politics Local
Proposed SB 6379/HB 2682 would automatically register eligible voters who have an enhanced driver’s license, commercial driver’s license or apply for benefits for certain programs ...
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New Federal Rules Proposed to End Insurance Discrimination Against Transgender People

Health
The proposed rules clarify that individuals cannot be denied health care or health care coverage based on their sex, including their gender identity. ...
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Inslee Pushes for Health Care Cost Transparency in Washington State

HB 1437/SB 5084 creates an all-payer claims database that provides public access to cost and quality information about health care providers and services.
Top News Health Local
HB 1437/SB 5084 creates an all-payer claims database that provides public access to cost and quality information about health care providers and services. ...
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Grocery Chain Publix Adds Benefits for Same-Sex Employees

Top News National
Publix is offering same-sex marriage benefits to its employees who are legally married anywhere that same-sex marriages are legal, regardless of residence. ...
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Cuomo: Gender Reassignment Surgery Must be Covered by Insurance

Top News Health
The new rule bars insurance companies from denying medically necessary care because the treatment is for gender dysphoria. ...
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Free Dental, Vision, Medical Care Offered at KeyArena Clinic

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Patients will not be asked to show identification, proof of citizenship, health insurance, or any other eligibility documentation. ...
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Uninsured LGBT Americans Are More Common Than Non-LGBT Counterparts, Study

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One-quarter of LGBT adults reported they did not have enough for money for healthcare needs, compared to 17 percent of non-LGBT individuals. ...
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Historic Vote Brings Comprehensive Trans* Health Care to Oregon

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Transgender Oregonians on the Oregon Health Plan should be able to receive hormonal and surgical healthcare prescribed by their physician, starting in 2015. ...
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