Health Care for Trans* Patients

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Some insurance companies include in their policies “trans exclusions” — they will deny coverage for procedures related to transition. Increasingly, these companies are being encouraged — either through legal action, legislation, or advocacy — to change these policies.

While the Maryland Insurance Agency does not specifically ban insurance companies from denying coverage for transition-related medical procedures, it does confirm that insurance companies should not deny trans* patients coverage for other medical procedures.

To read the most recent Maryland insurance Administration’s most recent policeis on trans* pateints, click here. 

If you would like more information about filing insurance claims for transition-related procedures, or have other concerns about your access to health care, contact FreeState Legal Project. 

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