California Officials Fine Health Net For Denying Gender Reassignment Coverage.

August 17, 2017

 
Our nation was founded on Christian principles and blessed by God as a result.  The nation that turns its back on the Lord and his design for life can't expect continued blessing.  It's time for Christians to lovingly stand-up for these principles and beliefs again and counter the culture that  represents un-Godly values and beliefs like this one in California.  God bless you as you lovingly take a stand in Christ.
 

The San Francisco Chronicle  (8/16, Ho) reports that California state regulators have fined Health Net $200,000 “for violating antidiscrimination laws by denying coverage to several pacontients who sought gender reassignment surgery.” The case is the California Departm ent of Managed Health Care’s first “enforcement action against an insurer for violating the Insurance Gender Nondiscrimination Act” since the law took effect in 2012. “Health Net has agreed to take corrective actions by Sept. 30, including submitting written confirmation that its health plans comply with state antidiscrimination laws,” the article a condds.

        New York Officials Tell Insurers They Cannot Discriminate Against Transgender People. The New York Daily News  (8/16, Lovett) reports the New York Department of Financial Services sent a letter to health insurers saying that they cannot discriminate against customers in the state based on their gender identity. The department said that it has received complaints from transgender people who claim they were denied coverage.

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