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Breaking Stereotypes: Spotlight on male family caregivers

by Jean Accius, PhD, AARP Public Policy Institute In the United States, family caregivers are the backbone for the delivery of supportive services for individuals with a chronic, disabling, or serious health condition. They identify, arrange, and coordinate services and supports; provide emotional support; accompany their family member or friend to health provider visits; administer […]

State: End transgender health insurance discrimination

— The News Journal | Jen Rini Delaware bans insurance companies from excluding coverage for transgender residents Delaware has become the 15th state to ban insurance companies from limiting or excluding health care coverage for transgender people.department’s website. Companies also cannot impose different health insurance premiums or rates based on a person’s gender identity. Private […]

U.S. Supreme Court will hear cases to decide if your boss will make your birth control decisions

Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear two cases involving for-profit corporations’ challenges to provisions in the Affordable Care Act that require employers to provide health insurance that covers birth control. Eleanor Hinton Hoytt, President and CEO of the Black Women’s Health Imperative, issued a statement to express the organization’s strong objection to the […]