Health reform isn’t just good for LGBT people, it’s legal, too

Supreme Court upholds health care reform actBY KELLAN BAKER

In a huge victory for our families, our communities, and our country, the Supreme Court today upheld the Affordable Care Act. The finding that the law is constitutional includes the individual mandate, which is the requirement that every individual have health insurance coverage or pay a small amount of additional taxes.

The court’s decision also affirms numerous other provisions that are already helping to make the insurance market more fair, expand coverage to those who don’t have it, and make it easier for gay and transgender people to get the health care they need to stay healthy.


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