Health insurance for married individuals is complicated enough these days without the pitfalls faced by many same-sex couples nationwide.
Every insurance company and every state has different rules, policies, benefits and options. And now a new batch of national standards is unfolding as the Affordable Care Act takes effect.
For gay couples, extra questions abound, with federal and state laws about gay marriage and domestic partnership under review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Read more about Health insurance options for same-sex couples in my Healthcare Watch column at the Los Angeles Times.