Can Jason Collins Persuade You to Buy Health Insurance?

By: Scott Ragan

Now that the federal exchange website to buy health insurance is running smoother with many people saying that they're actually able to get a policy, the focus on educating the public on the benefits of the new healthcare system can proceed.

Openly gay NBA star Jason Collins is helping to get the word out on why Obamacare "matters for our (LGBT) community". Collins has teamed up with Out2Enroll to make sure gays and lesbians understand the importance of getting covered, and especially the fact that insurance companies cannot turn you down for sexual orientation, gender identity, or pre-existing conditions like HIV and cancer.

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