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The Affordable Care Act and the LGBT Community

The Commonwealth Club

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (PDT)

The Affordable Care Act and the LGBT Community

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The Affordable Care Act & the LGBT CommunityElizabeth Sekera, RN, Clinic Director, Lyon-Martin Health
Maddie Deutsch, MD, Clinical Lead, Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, UCSF
Anand Kalra, Project HEALTH Program Manager, Transgender Law Center
Barry Zevin, MD, Clinical Lead, Transgender Health Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health – Moderator


Among those now able to enroll in the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, members of the LGBT community, particularly those who are transgender, are sure to see a change in both coverage and care. In addition to making it illegal for people to be denied insurance based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Affordable Care Act also ensures that pre-existing health conditions – such as HIV/AIDS – can’t prevent people from getting covered. What kinds of changes will the ACA bring to LGBT communities? How will that impact transgender patients? Join a discussion on health reform effects on the LGBT population – with a particular focus on the transgender community.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program
Cost: FREE
Also know: Underwritten by The California Wellness Foundation


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Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (PDT)

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