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Rochester to cover city workers’ gender reassignment

Rochester officials announced the city will extend transition-related health coverage to transgender and gender non-conforming municipal employees. Mayor Lovely A. Warren and City Councilmember-at-Large Matt Haag announced the decision Saturday in Rochester at the Empire State Pride Agenda’s Spring Dinner. ...

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Deadline approaching for health coverage

Uninsured individuals have less than two weeks to sign up for a health plan on the state’s website at https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov. Lynne Scalzo, vice president, business strategy and administration for Excellus BCBS care coverage, said there is still time to research ...

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New health coverage option for military

For the first time in the Rochester area, military families have an additional choice for their TRICARE benefits. Martin’s Point Health Care, under contract with the Department of Defense, is offering the US Family Health Plan, a TRICARE Prime option already available in most of the state.

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Legislation would give reproductive rights to servicewomen

Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand are backing legislation that would provide America’s women in uniform with the same rights to reproductive choice as most other employees of the federal government.

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