Press Release: New York issues guidance to protect transgender individuals from insurance discrimination

Posted December 12, 2014 by Amanda

On December 11, 2014, New York State’s Department of Financial Services sent guidance to all commercial insurers in the state barring denials of medically necessary treatment for gender dysphoria. Gender dysphoria is a condition when a person’s identity at birth is different than who they know themselves to be on the inside. Download HCFANY’s press release in support of the guidance.