Miki's Victory: Settlement With Kaiser Permanente of Colorado.Insures Equal Coverage For Transgender People
Miki has received a undisclosed settlement from Kaiser for discriminating against him resulting in a Bulletin from the Colorado Insurance Regulator agency stating effective immediately:
If you are transgender that can't be considered a pre-existing condition denying you coverage. Secondly, transgender people can not be charged more and thirdly and most importantly transgender people in Colorado have the same sort of access to care for conditions that are covered for cisgender people.
Colorado joins Oregon, California and the district of Columbia in insuring non discrimination when it comes to accessing insurance for transgender individuals.
There's amazing in depth coverage of Miki's victory at Health Policy Solutions.org and One Colorado.
Colorado has come a long ways in the four years since Angie Zapata was murdered. R.I.P. Angie