Examining Health Insurance Nondiscrimination Policies With Mental Health Among Gender Minority Individuals

JAMA Psychiatry

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What The Study Did: A large private health insurance database was used to examine the association between between health insurance nondiscrimination policies and mental health outcomes for gender minority individuals.

Authors: Alex McDowell, R.N., M.S.N., M.P.H., of Harvard Medical School in Boston, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.0770)

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