D.C. health plans to include gender-reassignment surgeries

www.washingtontimes.com Published: February 27, 2014
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D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Thursday announced that the city will recognize gender identity disorder as a medical condition and mandate insurance companies cover associated treatments — including gender-reassignment surgery.



The coverage extends to all city residents — including the roughly one-third of residents receiving Medicaid benefits — who are diagnosed by a doctor with the condition and for whom treatment is deemed medically necessary.

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