NEXT SANTA CRUZ MEETING:

Local TransFamilies Meetings for Parents and Caregivers September 2018:

TransFamilies of Santa Cruz
Saturday October 6th, 3-5 pm
The Education Room of Calvary Episcopal Church
532 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA
We will be hosting Dr. Jen Hastings at this meeting to answer questions about healthcare for our kids

TransFamilies of Watsonville PV
Wednesday October 3rd, 6:30-8:30pm
46A Brennan St, Watsonville, CA

If you have questions or concerns that need immediate attention before the next meeting,
call Heidi at 831-251-7749 or email: TransFamiliesofSantaCruz@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 Removing these outdated and discriminatory exclusions brings California up-to-date with the latest medical expertise and will provide countless transgender Californians with increased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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