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ACA Insurance Plans To Offer Same-Sex Coverage In 2015, HHS Says

Mealey's (June 10, 2015, 9:02 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance plans offering same-sex coverage must also offer opposite-sex coverage starting in 2015, Health and Human Services official Matthew Heinz clarified in a March 14, 2104, blog post.

“In other words, insurance companies will not be permitted to discriminate against married same-sex couples when offering coverage,” Heinz said. Heinz is the director of Provider & Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Outreach in the Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs, which is part of the U.S. Department...
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