Insuring Your Health: Some Same-Sex Couples Denied Family Policies On Insurance Marketplaces

Kaiser Health News consumer columnist Michelle Andrews writes: "Carl Bechdel and Dan Miller started looking for a family plan on the Pennsylvania health insurance marketplace last fall. After submitting their application for a bronze-level plan to Highmark Blue Shield in early December, they became concerned when the end of the month approached and they hadn’t heard from the insurer. Bechdel called customer service and finally learned the reason: The company doesn’t offer family coverage to same-sex couples" (Andrews, 2/11). Read the column.

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