Wisconsin would scrap transgender health benefits for state employees following legal actions

by | Jan 2, 2017 | 0 comments

Gender reassignment surgery and related gender identity services will be covered by insurance for transgender state employees in Wisconsin starting Jan. 1, but that coverage would be taken away if a series of legal developments occur.

The board overseeing state employees’ health benefits voted 7-2 Friday evening to reinstate exclusions in coverage for gender identity services, including counseling and gender reassignment surgery, as long as four contingencies are met.

Read the full story at the Capital Times…

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