Yet, even in a state that has had a law explicitly banning discrimination from health insurers sincetransgender people still faced discrimination and restrictions to coverage. Cole Hayes, a transgender man who was seeking a hysterectomywrote about his experience in The Advocate in May. Among the services rejected were gender reassignment surgery, mastectomies, facial feminization surgery and testosterone injections. Please note that these plans are not endorsed by the HRC Foundation, but are presented to help navigate inclusive care offerings to the extent that plan documentation is publicly available. Coverage for "Gender Reassignment Surgery". Health Net had declared at the time of the denials that the services were not covered benefits, according to correspondence from the DMHC. These insurers offer plans without blanket exclusions for transgender-related health care.
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On top of that, local providers may already be at full capacity. To help patients navigate the confusing health insurance landscape, HRC recently published a list of 24 private health insurance plans that offer transgender health care benefits. On Wednesday morning, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a response to Georgia's new "heartbeat" bill, which was signed into law on Tuesday.
According to DMHC data, there have been roughly five-dozen independent medical reviews filed over gender reassignment surgery and related issues, all but one of which occurred during or after