New York: Medicine portal Transgender portal Gender studies portal. Keren Landman, a practicing physician and writer based in Atlanta, covers topics in medicine and public health. The Trump administration claims that their impending rollback of the rule is based on the decision of a federal judge in Texas who in December blocked the ACA regulations that prohibit healthcare providers and insurance companies from discriminating against trans patients or women with abortion in their medical history. But the numbers of people who have surgery in the 1,plus hospitals Hopkins studied — which Lau said misses people who may have had surgeries in ambulatory settings — remains tiny compared with the 1. Filed under: More in Health Insurance.
Studies assessing the financial implications of covering transgender-related health care have demonstrated that the cost of care to insurers, including hormones and surgical therapies, is relatively small.
Riders under consideration included transgender healthcare, bariatric surgery, and infertility treatment. For example, according to the American Association of Health Plans, the most common disease management programs in health plans are those for diabetes, asthma, and congestive heart failure. Enlarge this image.
OCR has explained that if a covered entity performs or pays for a particular procedure for some of its members, it cannot use gender identity or sex stereotyping to avoid providing that procedure to a transgender individual.