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Affordable Care Act Outreach: Targeted Communication Strategies for LGBT Communities

This user-friendly guide presents research-based strategies that will aid health insurance enrollment efforts and consumer outreach to different subgroups of the LGBT population.

By Laura E. Durso, Kellan Baker, and Andrew Cray | Friday, November 22, 2013

Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Tom Harkin

LGBT Communities and the Affordable Care Act

article icon Issue Brief New insurance options made available through the Affordable Care Act hold great potential for improving the lives of LGBT people, but only if we connect the community with coverage.

By Laura E. Durso, Kellan Baker, and Andrew Cray | Thursday, October 10, 2013

Infographic: How New Coverage Options Affect LGBT Communities

The implementation of the Affordable Care Act presents an unprecedented opportunity to help LGBT people and their families get the health insurance coverage and health care they need.

By Kellan Baker, Andrew Cray, and Gary J. Gates | Thursday, September 12, 2013

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Connecting with Coverage: 4 Things LGBT People Need to Know About the Health Insurance Marketplaces

article icon Issue Brief Here are the top four facts you need to know about what the Marketplaces mean for LGBT communities.

By Kellan Baker | Thursday, September 12, 2013

President Barack Obama

Why the LGBT Community Still Needs the Ryan White Program

In light of the increasing HIV incidence rates among MSM and transgender women, supporting the reauthorization of the Ryan White program should be a priority for the LGBT community.

By Preston Mitchum | Monday, July 8, 2013

LGBT-Inclusive Sex Education Means Healthier Youth and Safer Schools

Comprehensive sex education is critical to young people’s sexual health and benefits all students, including LGBT youth.

By Hannah Slater | Friday, June 21, 2013

Obamacare and the LGBT Community

play_alt icon Video Kellan Baker and Andrew Cray explain the impact of health reform for the LGBT community and how LGBT community members and organizations can get involved in implementing the law.

By Kellan Baker and Andrew Cray | Thursday, June 6, 2013

How the Affordable Care Act Helps the LGBT Community

Get the facts on several of the major program and policy changes that are being made under the health reform law and what they mean for the LGBT community.

By Andrew Cray and Kellan Baker | Thursday, May 30, 2013

The Affordable Care Act and LGBT Families: Everything You Need to Know

article icon Issue Brief This guide provides a basic overview of the Affordable Care Act, a review of how the act helps you and your family, and an explanation of how you and your family can access affordable health insurance.

By Heron Greenesmith, Andrew Cray, and Kellan Baker | Thursday, May 23, 2013

Why Gender-Identity Nondiscrimination in Insurance Makes Sense

article icon Issue Brief Many transgender people lack health insurance and face discrimination from health care companies. Certain states are taking steps to prevent discrimination, and on the national level, the Affordable Care Act prohibits insurance discrimination.

By Kellan Baker and Andrew Cray | Thursday, May 2, 2013

Rally in support of health insurance for the partners of gay employees

How the Affordable Care Act Can Help Same-Sex Couples

As we continue to implement key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, we should ensure that the law helps same-sex couples and their families get the insurance coverage and health care that they need.

By Andrew Cray and Kellan Baker | Friday, April 26, 2013

Sen.Tom Cobun (R-OK)

Public-Health Advocates Should Support the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act

The HIV Organ Policy Equity, or HOPE, Act represents a positive step forward for sensible HIV and health policy by removing outdated barriers to common-sense procedures for the donation of life-saving organs.

By Andrew Cray | Monday, March 11, 2013

Transgender attorney Sara Schnorr

Every State Can Implement Transgender-Inclusive Health Coverage

A case study of the Oregon Insurance Division shows how statutes already on the books in every state give state policymakers the authority to end antitransgender discrimination in health insurance.

By Andrew Cray | Friday, February 15, 2013

Ending Gay and Transgender Health Disparities

Kellan Baker interviews Dr. Claire Pomeroy and Dr. Edward Callahan about improving the health of gay and transgender Americans.

By Kellan Baker | Tuesday, November 27, 2012

An explanation of benefits form

Ensuring Benefits Parity and Gender Identity Nondiscrimination in Essential Health Benefits

article icon Issue Brief Transgender Americans and other underserved populations must be taken into account when states formulate their essential health benefits standards.

By Kellan Baker and Andrew Cray | Thursday, November 15, 2012

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