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Health Coverage to Rise After Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Same-sex marriages taking place across the country may also lead to spouses getting health benefits, raising the amount of people with employer-sponsored health insurance.

Herbert Clayson Cloete and Mark Chavez smile as they watch Jodie Flint, who officiated the "Big Gay Wedding" ceremony, sign their marriage license on July 4, 2015 in Austin.

Same-sex marriages taking place across the country may also lead to spouses getting health benefits, raising the amount of people with employer-sponsored health insurance. That would follow what happened when same-sex marriage became legal in New York in 2011, as a new study has found. (NPR)

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