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State Employee Challenging State Health Benefits


A national legal aid group has filed suit against the state on behalf of a trans-gender state employee who was denied medical coverage for a doctor-recommended surgical procedure.  Alec Esquivel, 42, a state law clerk has been transitioning from female to male for a decade. His doctor recently recommending a hysterectomy. The State Insurance Board denied coverage. Lamda legal attorney Dru Levasseur says denial of coverage for the procedure is a violation of the state's antidiscrimination laws.

 

 

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