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State Employees Oppose Bid for SCOTUS Look at Trans Care Case

Dec. 28, 2021, 3:48 PM

North Carolina employees trying to force the state’s health plan to lift a blanket exclusion on paying for transgender-related medical care asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow their case to proceed.

Maxwell Kadel and others who work for North Carolina in various capacities filed a brief urging the nation’s top court to deny review of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit holding that the North Carolina State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees isn’t immune from suit.

Nearly 750,000 North Carolinians, including retirees and lawmakers, will be affected by the case, which ...