KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Legalized marriage for same-sex couples continues to be a headline issue in states like New York, California and New Hampshire. However, in most states, domestic partnerships have little or no legal recognition. Domestic partners in all states need to get smart about their health care insurance to make sure they are properly covered. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) provides these tips to help same-sex couples recognize their options.
If you have questions about your policy, you can seek the help of the NAIC or your state insurance commissioner. Visit www.InsureUonline.org to find answers to your questions or to contact your state insurance department.
About the NAIC
Formed in 1871, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is a voluntary organization of the chief insurance regulatory officials of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. The NAIC has three offices: Executive Office, Washington, D.C.; Central Office, Kansas City, Mo.; and Securities Valuation Office, New York City. The NAIC serves the needs of consumers and the industry, with an overriding objective of supporting state insurance regulators as they protect consumers and maintain the financial stability of the insurance marketplace. For more consumer information, visit insureUonline.org.
(1) Mercer National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans (2008)
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|SOURCE National Association of Insurance Commissioners|
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