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Friday, December 8, 2017

Despite Everything, Health Care Is Better Than Ever for Trans People

The Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) has helped trans people across the country access the care they need, including transition-related care.

There is just one week left to enroll in a health insurance plan that is right for you at Healthcare.gov. Unlike previous years, there is only one enrollment deadline to get coverage for 2018 — December 15.

It’s vital for everyone to enroll now, even if you’re mostly healthy — unexpected medical needs can come up at any time. What’s more, enrolling now means you have guaranteed care and guaranteed protections in 2018.

Eight in ten people who shop at Healthcare.gov find a plan for under $75 a month, and many can enroll for $0 a month. And in a new review of 18 states, only 10 percent of individual plans at Healthcare.gov still had discriminatory transgender exclusions!

Read more at NCTE's Medium page.

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