Company Bulletin 2014-10: Healthcare for Transgender Individuals

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The purpose of this Bulletin is to provide Illinois-licenses insurance companies guidance regarding compliance with the nodiscrimination provisions applicable to transgender persons found in the Affordable Care Act, the Illinois Human Rights Act, and the Illinois Mental Health Parity Act. Together these laws prohibit discrimination against transgender persons because of their actual or perceived gender identity or health conditions. This prohibition extends to the availability of health insurance coverage, the provision of Essential Health benefits, and the requirements for certification as a Qualified Health Plan. 

Intended audiences: Assisters / Navigators
Topics: Affordable Care Act, Assister / Navigator Tools, Health Care, Health Insurance
Tags: LGBT, Transgender, Healthcare, Nondiscrimination

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