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CommonDreams – Federal Board Overturns Medicare Exclusion Of Transition-Related Care – 31 May 2014

common-dreamsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2014
2:07 PM
CONTACT: National Center for Transgender Equality
Vincent Paolo Villano / vvillano@transequality.org / 202-631-9640

Federal Board Overturns Medicare Exclusion of Transition-Related Care

National Center for Transgender Equality – May 30 – An independent board within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today ruled that a Medicare policy from 1989 that categorically excluded transition-related medical procedures, regardless of medical need, is unreasonable and invalid based on today’s medical science. Continue reading