Health Commissioner Nirav Shah

DC Medicaid to cover trans-inclusive healthcare, while NY continues discriminating

Washington, D.C. joins states like California and Minnesota in requiring Medicaid to cover trans-inclusive healthcare, but other states like New York continue to enforce discriminatory exclusions.

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Despite Medicaid ban on transgender healthcare, NY Health Commissioner says he's "working hard" on transgender issues

"New York has been a leader, and continues to be a leader, in promoting transgender issues," said Commissioner Shah in response to a question about whether the New York Department of Health will repeal a discriminatory regulation in the state's Medicaid program that bans transgender people from accessing healthcare they need.

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