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State Health Agency Directs Insurers to Stop Discriminating Against Transgender People
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The state’s Department of Managed Health Care has issued a letter to “remind” health care plans that discrimination against transgender people is in violation of anti-discrimination laws passed in 2005. The DMHC regulates HMOs in California. In a release, the Transgender Law Center called the directive “groundbreaking” and said it will save lives.