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Medicare Changes for Transgender Older Adults

Authored By: SAGE

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has taken two important steps. First, Medicare has begun covering Gender Reassignment Surgery but has not issued detailed coverage rules. Second, new HHS regulations will help protect transgender older adults from sex discrimination in healthcare. Here’s what you need to know now and what is coming down the road.

Last Review and Update: Aug 29, 2016