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New York Transgender Health Care

New York State Is Pushing Back On Health Care Discrimination Against Transgender People

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living

New York State is kicking off a health care initiative to improve services for transgender people, state officials announced Friday. “My office i...

A Breakthrough For Trans New Yorkers Like This One

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Andrew Cuomo (NY-D.) sent a letter to insurance companies yesterday mandating they cover surgeries for transitioning patients, provided a doctor judge...

In Defense of Basic Health Care for Transgender New Yorkers

Pooja Gehi, Esq. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Pooja Gehi, Esq.

Medicaid recipients who are diagnosed with Gender Identity Disorder (GID) are currently refused treatment because of a biased and outdated regulation that discriminates against transgender individuals.