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MAR 14, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Obama Administration Orders Some Insurers To Cover Gay Spouses

WASHINGTON -- Legally married same-sex couples just gained a little more recognition in the eyes of the federal government. The Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday that, starting with the 2015 plan year, insurance companies that provide coverage to opposite-sex spouses must also offer that coverage to same-sex spouses. "In other words, insurance companies will not be permitted to discriminate against married same-sex couples when offering coverage," Matthew Heinz, the director of LGBT outreach at HHS, writes in a blog post going live later Friday. The clarification to ... Read More

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