NEXT SANTA CRUZ MEETING:

Local TransFamilies Meetings for Parents and Caregivers July 2018:
TransFamilies of Santa Cruz, Sat., July 7, 3-5 pm, in the Education Room of Calvary Episcopal Church, 532 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA.
TransFamilies of Monterey Meetings are SUSPENDED for Summer 2018.
If you have questions or concerns that need immediate attention before the next meeting,
call us at 831-818-2253 or email: TransFamiliesCA@gmail.com.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Update: California’s Health Plans Remove Blanket Exclusions Based on Gender Identity or Expression


The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has ordered California’s health plans to remove blanket exclusions of coverage based on gender identity or gender expression. This is being done to comply with the California Insurance Gender Nondiscrimination Act, passed in 2005.
The Director’s Letter also provides that patients who are denied coverage can appeal the decision for review by DMHC. Removing these outdated and discriminatory exclusions brings California up-to-date with the latest medical expertise and will provide countless transgender Californians with increased access to medically necessary health care. Read More

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