Hawaii is taking a small step to prevent anti-transgender discrimination in health insurance

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Updated by German Lopez on April 27, 2016, 1:30 p.m. ET

Transgender Hawaiians may soon have to deal with one less form of discrimination in health care.

On Tuesday, the legislature passed a bill that prohibits insurers from denying, canceling, or limiting people's coverage based on their gender identity. The bill now just needs Gov. David Ige's signature to become law.

http://www.vox.com/2016/4/27/11517672/hawaii-transgender-health-insurance

 

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