Gender reassignment insurance included in UC Berkeley health plan

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A spectrum of different procedures associated with the transition and maintenance are covered. The University of California Berkeley announced that gender reassignment insurance coverage is included in its health plans. This means transgender students will be able to obtain coverage for a wide range of elective procedures linked to transitioning. The coverage includes quite an array of different procedures such as electrolysis hair removal. Students traditionally feel frustrated with the cost of health plans. This year, transgender students may feel relief from the gender reassignment insurance coverage. This announcement occurred…

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Health insurance trends still show challenges for transgender consumers

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Many people are facing lengthy battles with insurers regarding the coverage of certain procedures and medications. Across the United States, there are an estimated 700,000 people who are transgender, and many of those consumers have been facing considerable struggles as the latest health insurance trends are not providing coverage for certain medications and procedures that are commonly needed by these individuals. As the public becomes more aware of this population, it is increasingly evident that insurance coverage is highly complex. When it comes to procedures related to transgender people, the…

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