Health insurance exchanges might not be accessible to trans people

As health insurance expansion begins under the Affordable Care Act, the collaborative effort Out2Enroll seeks to educate LGBT people about their options. However, as Scout, the Director of the Network for LGBT Health Equity, points out, transgender people may not be receiving the resources they need to navigate the healthcare system effectively.

"Knowing that trans@ people are reluctant to even call navigators, combined with the early confirmation of the fears that navigators don't know enough about trans@ coverage, I fear that even with the increased protections, health insurance exchanges are not fundamentally accessible to trans@ people. And worse, the government is still not collecting the data to even monitor this problem."

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