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Does Medicare Cover Sex Change Operations?

Question by JeN: Does medicare cover sex change operations?
are sex change operations covered in san frans city health care plan?? If its not how long do you think it will take before it is? and what are your thoughts on this topic (waste of money)??

Best answer:

Answer by HearKat
NO —
The counseling services for someone who is transgendered will probably be covered, at least in part; but the surgical procedures and hormone therapies most likely would not be considered “medical necessities” but “cosmetic services” instead, and therefore not covered.

MediCARE is the health plan for elderly (over 65) or disabled; while MedicAID is the health program offered through public assistance

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