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Survey Says? What We Already Sort of Knew
Health & Wellness / Life

Survey Says? What We Already Sort of Knew

“More than five years ago, when my spouse and I sat in the doctor’s office we felt conspicuous.” Sarah Gilbert on lesbians and access to health care and reproductive technologies.

Denee Mallon, at the center of an appeals case for Medicare to consider coverage of transgender care - Craig Fritz, AP
Health & Wellness / Life

BREAKING NEWS: Medicare Exclusions for Transgender Care Lifted       

Since the 1980s, Medicare has excluded transgender care from its plan, denying coverage to people with disabilities and elderly people needing this essential and life-affirming care regardless of medical necessity. This week, an appeals panel of the Department of Health and Human Services lifted the denial, opening the doors for […]

‘Tis the Season for Affordable Care
News & Politics

‘Tis the Season for Affordable Care

The rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been rocky at best and coverage of the new healthcare law has been marked by misinformation campaigns and substantial efforts to have it repealed. Let’s not forget the resulting government shutdown. Despite all that, over 1 million people have enrolled nationwide. The […]