Underinsured Transgender Americans More Likely to Turn to Riskier Sources for Gender-Affirming Hormones

November 9, 2020

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Presented by Health Lab

A new study led by Michigan Medicine found that transgender people who do not have access to insurance coverage for gender-affirming hormone therapy are more likely to go to sources other than a licensed health care provider. This can increase their chance of facing negative health outcomes. The study exhibits the fact that transgender people still face difficulties in receiving health insurance in order to get the health care they need.

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