After DOMA: What it Means for You - Medicare Spousal Protections

June 2013 | National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)

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“"The demise of DOMA marks a turning point in how the United States government treats the relationships of married same-sex couples for federal programs that are linked to being married."”

This publication from a number of LGBT legal and advocacy groupsaddresses the spousal protections of Medicare, the federal health insurance program for adults 65 and older, as well as for certain younger people with disabilities.